Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
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 North Tampa Behavioral Health 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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at North Tampa Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • 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

External Resources on Addiction, Organizations, and More

This page contains links to helpful information and resources on substance abuse and addiction, organizations, certifications and other co-occurring mood disorders.

Associations and Organizations We Support

The Joint Commission
Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

Florida Department of Children and Families
The Department of Children & Families has several programs that can help Florida families. These include ACCESS Florida, Adult Services, Developmental Disabilities and Child Care.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Learn all you need to know about Medicare & Medicaid services at the CMS website.

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
This agency is responsible for the administration of the Florida Medicaid program, licensure and regulation of Florida’s health facilities and for providing information to Floridians about the quality of care they receive.

The Jason Foundation
The mission of the Jason Foundation is to increase the awareness and education of youth suicide, the”Silent Epidemic.” By providing students, parents and teachers the tools and resources to help identify at-risk youth, a Triangle of Prevention can be established.

Make The Connection
MakeTheConnection.net is an online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.

Treatment Directories & Resources

Addiction Hope – Addiction Hope is an organization that was founded to help those suffering with an addiction to find the path to a healthy recovery and successful life. They provide up-to-date information and referrals for those in need of addiction treatment.

Drug Rehab Services (www.addicted.org) provides an in-depth treatment directory with 100s of detox, inpatient, outpatient and residential programs from all over the US. DRS has recently launched a free Android & iPhone app giving individuals a user-friendly version of the site directly on their phone or tablet. Visit their site today to learn more.

Read More About North Tampa Behavioral Health at the Following Sites

Learn more about our treatment program for seniors at Senior Advisor

North Tampa Behavioral Health was the only treatment near me that was able to help me make the breakthrough I needed. I can't recommend them enough!

– Diana F.
Marks of Quality Care
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
  • Florida Department of Children and Families
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation