About Us

Located in the Heart of Acadiana, Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems serves adolescents, adults, geriatrics and members of the military suffering from mental illness, chemical dependency, and co-occurring disorders.

Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems is the Acadiana region’s largest, and longest free-standing, most comprehensive provider of hospital based behavioral health services.

Licensed to operate 78 beds, our hospital provides a full spectrum of individualized treatments and specialized, therapeutic programs. Our clinical distinction is the fact we can effectively handle a broad range of behavioral health illnesses by utilizing such specialized programs and services. It is through our specialized programs and services that we meet the needs of our patients, their families, and our referral sources.

Vermilion Hospital is proud to be accredited by the Joint Commission, and licensed by the State of Louisiana.

Vermilion Behavioral Health’s Administration Team

Luis Betances, M.Ed.
Chief Executive Officer

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Glynis DeRoche, LCSW-BACS
Director. of Clinical Services

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Pam Whittington, RN
Director of Nursing

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Terre Romero

Terre Romero
Director of Business Development

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