Forsyth Medical Center

Behavioral health

Forsyth Medical Center Services Behavioral health

Helping you and your family when you need it the most

Good emotional health is essential to a person’s well-being. Feelings of anxiety, stress and depression can impair your daily activities and your family life. If you or a loved one is suffering from behavioral health issues like these, the experts at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center can help.

To learn more about our behavioral health services, call toll-free


Inpatient services

We are committed to providing you with empowering care that can help you regain control of your emotional and physical well-being. Our team of psychiatrists, registered nurses, psychiatric technicians, counselors, recreational therapists and clinical social workers specialize in providing treatment for a number of behavioral health issues in a safe and encouraging environment. Some of the inpatient services we offer include:

  • Multiple, daily therapeutic group sessions.
  • Family meetings, if appropriate.
  • Medication.
  • Care coordination.
  • Recreation therapy.
  • Detoxification.

Outpatient services

We provide a broad array of outpatient programs that are built around your individual needs. These programs can provide you with the treatment and support you need to overcome a variety of behavioral health issues, from substance use and depression to stress management. The programs include:

  • Behavioral health assessment center.
  • Partial hospitalization.
  • Intensive outpatient program.
  • Group sessions.
  • Individual counseling.
  • Confidential substance abuse assessment.
  • Family recovery program.
  • Continuing care.
Behavioral Health Outpatient Center

Forsyth Medical Center provides a full continuum of inpatient, outpatient, and community-based care that provides a 24/7 response to any level of care needed for specialized psychiatric or substance use care.

Forsyth Behavioral Health Outpatient Assessment Center is available to meet our community's behavioral-health needs. The assessment center provides:

  • Easy access to all levels of outpatient, hospital-based, or community-based services at Forsyth Behavioral Health Outpatient.
  • Safe, comfortable and confidential environment.
  • Easy appointments made through the Behavior Health Call Center.
  • Support for mental health and substance use needs.

The Behavioral Health Outpatient is located at 175 Kimel Park Drive Suite 100 in Winston-Salem. Call 336-718-3550 for more information. View map and directions.

The Call Center Team

The Call Center Team is a 24-hour, seven days a week service provided by Novant Health Forsyth Behavioral Health to help people with mental health or substance use crises in the community. The Call Center is staffed with skilled mental health professionals uniquely equipped to provide front-line mental health care when and where it is most needed. The services include:

  • Telephone assessment.
  • Face-to-face evaluation or same-day appointments at the Crisis Center from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Educational services for crisis prevention.

Contact the Call Center Team 1-800-718-3550

Geriatric behavioral health

Seniors have unique needs and they need compassionate care that is built around their individual needs. We provide specialized care, support and intervention to help seniors cope and recover from a variety of mental health crises. These treatment options can help you live a normal, happy and productive life.

To learn more about our behavioral health services, call our Behavioral Health Call Center toll-free at 1-800-718-3550. We are available 24/7 for help and information any time you need us.

If you think you may hurt yourself or someone else, call 911 immediately or go the nearest emergency room.