Parenting / Family

Crisis & Information Line

RiverValley offers a free and anonymous call line for individuals in any type of crisis. This line can also be accessed via text and chat through RVBH’s web portal and is staffed around the clock with trained crisis call technicians to promptly address client needs.

Regional Prevention Center (RPC)

The Regional Prevention Center (RPC) serves coalitions and KY-ASAP Boards in the Seven-County Region to effectively address substance misuse prevention. We utilize the strategies of the Center For Substance Abuse Prevention and the Seven Strategies for Community Change from Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA).

The RPC supports data-driven decision-making and supports the evaluation of programs and practices. Our Zero Tolerance Program serves youth under the age of 21 who have incurred an alcohol violation with intensive prevention education. The Kentucky Moms MATR Program serves pregnant and postpartum females with intensive prevention education to aid in decision-making for a healthy baby.

RiverValley’s RPC works with community partners in our service area to effectively address substance misuse prevention through workshops, presentations, trainings, and other educational opportunities in the community.

Regional Prevention Center Library

The Regional Prevention Center Library is located at our Cigar Factory Complex location. Books, journals, and DVDs are available for loan. There are also reference materials available for on-site public use. The Library also offers brochures and information from national databases to obtain the most current information regarding substance abuse topics in the region, state, and nation.

RVBH announces winners of youth mental health art contest

RiverValley Behavioral Health is proud to announce the finalists of their Youth Mental Health Art Contest.

The contest, announced in May during Mental Health Awareness month, invited youth in grades K-12 to submit a visual art project to express the importance of mental health with the theme ‘Be Kind to Your Mind.’ RiverValley Behavioral Health staff received over 300 entries from students in grades K-12 across the seven counties they serve.

RVBH announces winners of youth mental health art contest

Local Resource Coordinator

RiverValley’s LRC serves as the primary contact between the Regional Interagency Council and other agencies. They coordinate monthly meetings, develop policies, complete data entry for the state, and assist in developing the strategic plan for children’s services in our region.

RVBH Hospital Outpatient Clinic

RiverValley’s Children’s Hospital (RVBH-H) is a not-for-profit psychiatric hospital located in Owensboro, KY, designed to provide specialty inpatient services for children and teens ages 5-17. Once they’re admitted, patients receive multiple services to diagnose, treat, and stabilize mental or behavioral health issues in a safe, structured environment while continuing with one-on-one and group counseling, recreational therapy, and medication management during their stay. RVBH-H also houses its own accredited school, gym, and extensive activity areas for recreation.

Outpatient Mental Health

Outpatient simply refers to receiving treatment without being admitted into a hospital, usually within a clinic or office setting. To better serve our community, RiverValley has offices in almost every county in our region so we can offer counseling, evaluation, and a variety of services for all ages and issues close to home.

Intensive in-Home/Therapy Services (IIH)

Unlike traditional mental health services, IIH is administered in the client’s home instead of an office visit. Over the course of 6-18 weeks, RiverValley staff comes to the family’s home to provide services targeting four main areas: parenting education, relationship issues, family meeting facilitation, and group or individual counseling.

Peer Support Services

Sometimes it’s nice to hear from someone who’s been in our shoes because we can trust their lived experience. At RiverValley, we call that “peer support services.” These emotional supports are provided by someone living with a behavioral health disorder who shares what they’ve experienced with newly diagnosed adults, children, and families to help them on their journey toward social and personal change.

Mobile Crisis Team (MCT)

For individuals in a mental health or substance use related crisis that can’t get to RiverValley, a Mobile Crisis Team is ready to respond 24/7, 365 days a year. Our MCT is a highly trained team of clinicians, case managers, and peer support professionals that can assess, triage, and provide emergency services for all ages.