Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock Opens Behavioral Health Unit

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock on Monday, Oct. 30, opened a new unit that increases access to life-saving behavioral health care.

“This new unit is yet another significant investment by Baptist Health to improve access to behavioral health services,” said Cody Walker, president of Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock. “Within the last year, Baptist Health has opened a new outpatient behavioral health clinic, a memory care clinic as well as a psychiatry residency training program all right here in North Little Rock.”

The unit was specifically designed to promote optimal mental and physical healing. The unit includes 22 beds, a large group therapy room, individual therapy rooms and a common area with plenty of natural light. 

Future plans include offering child and adolescent psychiatry services as well as interventional psychiatry options for the immediate improvement of individuals suffering from depression. 

Through innovative services, group therapy, medication and more, Baptist Health offers intensive inpatient psychiatric care for depression, anxiety, grief and psychosis, for adults between 18-65 years of age. 

For more information, call the Behavioral Services Call Center at (501) 202-7006.


About Baptist Health

For more than a century, Baptist Health has delivered all our best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health, Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization, is here For You. For Life. – with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; and a graduate residency program. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app