Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Red River Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Red River Hospital.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Children & Adolescent Psychiatric & Behavioral Inpatient Treatment Program

Red River Hospital is the leading provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare in Wichita Falls, TX. Our treatment services & specialized programs address drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental illness.

Our Child and Adolescent Unit specializes in treating psychiatric and behavioral disorders in youth between the ages of 5 and 17. Treatment services are focused on helping patients and their families develop the necessary coping skills to deal with the stressors that led to the need for hospitalization. A board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist oversee the multi-disciplinary treatment team who provide a multitude of treatment modalities, including:

  • Daily group therapies
  • Didactic educational groups
  • Family therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Experiential therapies
  • Medication management

Our caring and compassionate staff are dedicated to providing our younger patients with the highest quality of care in the safest and most comfortable environment possible. We treat children and adolescents who are struggling with a number of different acute psychiatric disorders and concerns, including, but not limited to:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depressive disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Aggression
  • Self-harming behaviors
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Homicidal ideation

We also offer a positive reinforcement behavioral level system which provides additional structure and rewards for our youth patients.


What sets us apart?

We understand the many pressures, concerns, and frustrations that can accompany the effort to find the best treatment option, and we are dedicated to doing all that we can to make this a more efficient and effective process.

Understanding, Expert Staff
Individualized Treatment Plan
Optional Family Involvement

Your outpatient program is phenomenal, and so are the techs and nurses. They truly care about the patients.

– Former Resident
Marks of Quality Care
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation