Mental Health

Valley View Hospice Care can also provide mental health services to help patients cope with the emotional and psychological challenges of facing the end of life. Some of the mental health services that hospice care can provide are:

  • Counseling: offer counseling services to patients and their families, either individually or in groups, to address issues such as grief, depression, anxiety, fear, guilt, anger, or spiritual concerns. Counseling can help patients and their families express their emotions, find meaning and purpose, and resolve conflicts or unfinished business.
  • Psychiatric care: provide psychiatric care to patients who have serious mental illnesses (SMIs) such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depressive disorder. Psychiatric care can include medication management, psychotherapy, or crisis intervention, depending on the patient’s needs and preferences.
  • Therapeutic interventions: various therapeutic interventions to patients and their families, such as meditation, massage, music therapy, art therapy, or pet therapy. These interventions can help patients and their families relax, reduce stress, enhance mood, stimulate creativity, or foster connection.

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