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Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital


Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital is a 125 bed Joint Commission accredited facility, located on a 49-acre private campus in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Rivendell provides the highest quality mental health care to children age 5-11, adolescents age 12-18, and adults age 18 and up for a wide range of psychiatric and substance abuse issues. At Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital, children who are in crisis receive psychiatric care. Teens suffering from depression, disabling anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or suicide can learn new ways to cope. Teens and adults suffering from chemical dependency and psychiatric issues can get help. Our primary treatment programs for teens and adults include Inpatient Psychiatric Care and Dual Diagnosis Substance Abuse Treatment. We provide mental health crisis stabilization, medical detoxification and substance abuse treatment for those who struggle with addiction or co-occurring disorders. Patient safety and confidentiality in treatment are top priorities. Rivendell’s adolescent and adult services provide a structured 30-45 day inpatient rehabilitation program for individuals suffering from chronic substance abuse and mental health disorders. Adult program options include detoxification, intensive outpatient, inpatient care, or partial hospitalization. Our program addresses all aspects of an individual’s life including mental, emotional, spiritual, physical, cognitive, and social elements. Rivendell offers unique treatment methods, with programs customized for every client who walks through our doors. Our multi-disciplinary treatment team includes a psychiatrist, advanced practice nurse and nursing staff, licensed mental health therapist, dietician, and recreational therapist. The pressures of today’s world can impact our lives and the lives of those we love. Sometimes we need to seek help to save those we love. We’re here to help. Call us any time day or night. No one should have to face a crisis alone.

Treatment Services

Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Mental Health Treatment

Accreditation and Licensure

Joint Commission


Accepting Patients

Not Accepting Patients

Treatment Type

    • Inpatient
      • Residential
        • Short Term
        • Long Term
        • Family
      • Withdrawal Management
        • Medical
        • Non-Medical
    • Outpatient
    • Intensive Outpatient
    • Medication for Opioid Use Disorder
      • Buprenorphine / Suboxone
      • Methadone
      • Zubsolv
      • Vivitrol / Naltrexone
    • Telehealth
    • Crisis Stabilization

Facility Type

  • Private

Treatment Services

  • Health Education Services
  • Family Therapy
  • Case Management
  • Anger Management Services
  • School-based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy

Accepted Forms Of Payment

  • Medicaid
    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Humana
    • Passport
    • WellCare
    • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • Medicare
  • Private Insurance
  • Self-Pay
  • Payment Plan
  • Military Insurance / Tri-Care

Additional Services

  • Employment Assistance
  • Peer Support / Peer Recovery Program
  • Social Services
  • Life Skills Development
  • Hepatitis Education
  • HIV/AIDS Education
  • Family Planning Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Involuntary Treatment (Casey's Law)

Population Served

  • Age
    • Children (12 and under)
    • Teen
    • Adult
  • Gender
    • Female
    • Male
    • Transgender Female
    • Transgender Male
    • Non-binary
  • LGBTQ+
  • Pregnant / Postpartum
  • First Responders
  • Veterans/Military
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Teachers
  • Preferred Language
    • English
    • American Sign Language
  • Disabled
  • Current Mental Health Diagnosis
  • Current Substance Use
  • Currently Receiving Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)
  • Correctional/Legal


Referral / Admission

  • Referral process
    • Referrals can be made by physicians, therapists, ministers, social service agencies, family members, or the community. Referrals are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from Kentucky and surrounding states. Assessments to determine the best level of care for each patient can be completed at the hospital. Mobile and zoom assessments are also available by appointment.

Tobacco Policy

  • Smoking
    • Allowed in Designated Areas
  • Dipping
    • Not Allowed
  • E cigarettes
    • Not Allowed
  • Smoking cessation products
    • Allowed
  • Smoking Cessation Aids Available at Facility

Other Requirements / Policies

  • Prescription Medication Policy Details
    • Must be approved by medical director, prior to admission.
  • Gender-specific Treatment Policy
    • Self-Identified Gender
  • HIV Screening Offered
  • Outside Prescriptions Allowed