Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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 Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems 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 Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems.

  • 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

Mission, Vision & Values

Our mission, vision, and values guide every choice and action we make here at Vermilion Behavioral Health. Keep reading to learn what has guided us to become the leading behavioral health provider we are today.

Our Mission

The mission of Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems is to ensure an optimal treatment experience, featuring evidence-based services provided in an atmosphere of compassion and respect, for each person who is entrusted to our care.

Our Vision

The vision of Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems is to become Louisiana’s preeminent provider of patient-centered, personalized inpatient behavioral health services.

Our Values

Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems is dedicated to upholding the following organizational values:

  • Accountability: We understand the importance of taking responsibility for our decisions and actions, and we will hold ourselves accountable as individuals and as an organization.
  • Integrity: In all we do, we will act ethically and honestly, and we will strive to embody the highest standards of our profession.
  • Service: Our organization exists to serve others. We are committed to providing exemplary care to our patients and their families, and we endeavor to exceed the expectations of our guests, our professional partners, and all others with whom we interact.
  • Respect: We will maintain a safe and supportive environment where all staff members, patients, family members, and visitors are treated with the utmost dignity and respect.
  • Excellence: We will continue to evaluate and improve our processes and programs to ensure that we are an employer of choice, a valued contributor to our community, and a source of the highest-quality care for each person who heals with us.