The giant, ceremonial scissors were wielded yesterday morning on the second floor of Building 18 at the Lebanon V-A Medical Center, to snip the ribbon on the expanded Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic now serving the veterans of South Central Pennsylvania.
Lebanon V-A Chief Operating Officer and Associate Director, Dr. Jaconda Lightburn explained the services that the newly-renovated area will provide:
She said it’s the first of a three-phase plan for the Behavioral Health Unit and cost 1.8-million dollars to complete.
Associate Chief of Staff, Dr. Piro Rjepaj said this new space represents the latest in behavioral healthcare available:
The clinic has 18 consultation rooms, one nurse triage station, three group rooms and a new waiting area with check-in space, giving veterans a comfortable space with a focus on reducing stress and anxiety, collaborative care and timely access to mental health services.