Community Behavioral Health

Hands-on nurses training cultivates cream of crop

As part of efforts to find the best nurses, Community Medical Centers teamed up with West Hills College Lemoore on an innovative program to train new nurses – providing for all the students’ clinical rotations and nurse externships in all of Community’s hospitals. Students are mentored by seasoned nurses, working side-by-side with them providing direct patient care in a variety of clinical settings, including pediatric, burn and psychiatric care.


Turn to the One

A 30-second TV ad that features the spirit of Community Medical Centers' staff, physicians and patients.
 

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Nurse receives national recognition

Community Behavioral Health Center’s Marcia Melby RN-BC, PMH, was honored as American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s (APNA) nurse of the year in Clinical Practice.

Community Nurse Named "RN of the Year in Clinical Practice"

Jolie Gordon-Browar, MSN, RN, was named “RN of the Year in Clinical Practice” by the Central San Joaquin Valley Nursing Leadership Coalition. Gordon-Browar is a psychiatric liaison nurse for Community Behavioral Health Center at Community Regional Medical Center’s emergency department.

Mental Health Services

Our 61-bed inpatient facility makes us the area’s largest psychiatric care provider, with a mission to ensure optimal mental health for our patients, their families and the community at large through education and treatment.

California HealthCare Foundation pledge will boost patient education and outreach

Patients and their families at Community Regional Medical Center and Community Behavioral Health Center will benefit thanks to a $100,000 pledge from the California HealthCare Foundation.

This is the first year of a two-year pledge that will enhance patient education in cardiovascular services at Community Regional and assist the Behavioral Health Center with its outreach efforts.


Bipolar Symptoms

Learn about bipolar disorder and when your mood swings should be looked at more closely. 

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