Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 Sonora Behavioral Health 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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.

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Tucson Mental Health & Addiction Resources & News

As Tucson’s most trusted provider of mental health and substance abuse treatment, Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital is dedicated to offering you life-changing care.

Local Support Groups

Here at Sonora, you can benefit from our staff’s expertise and can learn the skills needed to successfully heal and recover. Additionally, we make it our mission to provide you with beneficial aftercare referrals so that you can remain healthy for the long-term.

Among the sort of referrals that we may give you to further your healing journey, the following support groups may be part of your personalized discharge plan.

Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital wants you to live your best life. Whether you are suffering from a mood disorder or battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol, we can offer you the services you need to turn your life around. Call our knowledgeable staff today to learn about our inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction services. Our treatment specialists would be happy to help you determine if our hospital is right for you.

Mood Disorder Support

When you come to us suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, or another mood disorder, we will make sure that you have the resources needed to prevent more intensive treatment in the future. Among such resources, we may refer you to support groups that can connect you with people who are also learning to manage mood disorder symptoms. With the backing of people who understand what you are going through, you can heal and become more confident in managing your illness.

If you wish to become a member of a depression support group or another mood disorder support group, click the following link to learn how the Tucson Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance can help you:

Click here to find a mood disorder support group in the Tucson area

Substance Abuse Support

Should you come to our hospital grappling with an addiction, you can partake in our comprehensive substance abuse services. These services are grounded in the 12-Step philosophy for treating addiction, and let you navigate the recovery process with the support of your peers. In fact, it is because of this kind of support that we may refer you to 12-Step-based groups upon being discharged. We do this so that you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • You can connect with others who are in recovery, which can prevent you from feeling isolated.
  • You can share your stories of battling addiction with others who may have endured similar struggles.
  • You can learn from the experiences of others, and apply lessons learned to your own life.
  • You can acquire a sponsor, and call upon him or her if you are tempted to abuse substances.
  • You can learn invaluable recovery skills that can serve you well for a lifetime.

These are but a handful of the benefits associated with attending 12-Step groups. Therefore, if you are treated at our Tucson hospital for addiction, we may recommend you to following groups so that you can further your recovery:

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous is designed specifically for those in recovery from alcoholism. This alcohol abuse support group can assist you in avoiding relapse, and help you work through and apply the Steps to your own life. During AA meetings, you can develop confidence in knowing that you do not need to drink to function. So, if you live in the Tucson area and would like to become a member of an AA group, click the following link to find a meeting close to your home:

Click here to find AA meetings in Tucson, Arizona

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Meant for those recovering from drug addiction, Narcotics Anonymous groups can give you a leg-up in your recovery. No matter if you are recovering from a heroin, cocaine, or meth addiction, narcotics abuse support groups can help you stick to your sobriety and remain healthy.

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