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 Longleaf 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 Longleaf 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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About Us

Located in Alexandria, Louisiana, Longleaf Hospital is a 139-bed acute behavioral health center that offers inpatient care for individuals in need of psychiatric support.

Our Campus

Longleaf Hospital’s campus in Alexandria, LA

Here, in a tranquil setting located on the southern bank of the beautiful Red River, Longleaf provides the ideal environment to heal and escape from the stress and pressures of daily life. For individuals and families who are struggling to overcome symptoms of mental health disorders, we offer comprehensive, patient-focused care in an atmosphere of unwavering dignity and compassion. Click here to view our campus tour.

What We Treat

Mental and behavioral health disorder treatment

The expert treatment team at Longleaf Hospital has years of experience treading a wide range of mental and behavioral health disorders. While two patients’ treatment needs are never the same, many individuals seek care at our center for depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, PTSD, psychosis, substance abuse, and other co-occurring conditions. Treatment planning at Longleaf will always be an entirely personalized experience, and we will ensure that you or a loved one is afforded a plan of care that reflects the treatment modalities that will be most effective for long-term success in recovery.

At Longleaf, we’ve helped countless men, women, children, and teens successfully reclaim the healthy, vibrant lives they so deserve, and to learn the skills needed to successfully navigate symptoms of their illnesses and mental health disorders. With help from the program at Longleaf, our patients can go on to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.

Proven Methods

Longleaf Hospital’s proven treatment methods for psychiatric concerns

Longleaf Hospital is proud to offer the very finest in scientifically-proven medical and psychological services to everyone who entrusts us with their care. We choose our evidence-based treatment modalities based upon individual, family, and community strengths and needs, and deliver them in a healing atmosphere. Our treatment staff is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of highly specialized doctors, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, and support staff who work together to create pathways to recovery based on your individual concerns and presenting symptoms.

During your time in treatment at Longleaf, you will experience services and supports that are meant to address each aspect of healing the mind, body, and spirit. With a whole-person approach, our programming’s focus goes beyond the mere presentation of symptoms to get to the underlying issues that are contributing to your pain.

When you enter our center, you will find that our care is designed to help you regain control in the present, while simultaneously planning for life after leaving treatment. Longleaf is here to help you build the foundation you need to continue your healing journey long after your time with us comes to a close so that you can continue to experience success in recovery for many years to come.

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Longleaf Hospital has really helped me and gave me a new chance at life. And I am so thankful for that.

– Anonymous Patient
Marks of Quality Care
  • Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation

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