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Bon Secours Community Hospital Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Mental Health Department and Quarter Century Anniversary of New Directions Unit

Port Jervis, NY  (May 1) – May is Mental Health Month and on Thursday, May 1, Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Mental Health Department and a quarter century of its New Directions Unit.
 
Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Bon Secours Charity Health System, has been treating mental illness for 20 years and providing rehabilitation, including “New Directions,” a detoxification program, for over 25 years.

The hospital provides behavioral health services not just for Port Jervis, but for the tri-state area including all of Orange County, the surrounding counties and adjacent states.

Guest speakers during the event included Dr. Mary Leahy, CEO, Bon Secours Charity Health System; Jeff Reilly, senior vice president administrator of Bon Secours Community Hospital; Dr. Bhupinder Gill, medical director Behavioral Health; Barbara Colon, nurse Manager, Mental Health and Tera Colavito, interim program manager, New Directions. Sophie Crawford Russo, vice president of Patient Care, offered the Reflection.

“We have had patients from all over the country,” said Dr. Gill, a board certified psychiatrist who explained the long history and successes of the Mental Health Department and New Directions Unit.  “I’m very proud of our staff.”

During the celebration, Port Jervis Mayor Kelly Decker presented Jeff Reilly, senior vice president administrator of Bon Secours Community Hospital. With Certificates of Recognition for both the Mental Health Department and the New Directions Unit.

For additional information call (845) 858–7120 or visit: www.bonsecourscommunityhosp.org

About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Every year, nearly one million people in the lower Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania turn to Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS) for innovative healthcare delivered with

compassion. BSCHS has received national recognition, rankings and numerous awards for the level of care it provides.

BSCHS is comprised of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY; St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY; a certified home health agency; two long-term care facilities; an assisted living/adult home facility and several other medical programs located throughout the region. The system employs more than 3,400, making it one of the region’s largest employers

Bon Secours Medical Group is BSCHS’s regional network of nearly 80 primary care physicians and specialists from a broad array of medical disciplines. These skilled clinicians play a central role in bringing personalized, preventive and expert care to people from every stage of life.

BSCHS is a member of the Bon Secours Health System—a national Catholic healthcare system with a strong reputation and robust commitment to bringing compassionate healthcare to those in need. For more information, visit www.BSCHS.BonSecours.com. For a complete list of practitioners, visit http://bschs.org/find-a-physician-bon-secours-medical-group.html

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1.    On Thursday, May 1, Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Mental Health Department and a quarter century of its New Directions Unit.


2.     Jeff Reilly, senior vice president administrator of Bon Secours Community Hospital.


3.     Barbara Colon, nurse Manager, Mental Health.


4.     Mental Health Department administrators and staff.


5.    During the celebration, Port Jervis Mayor Kelly Decker (right) presented Jeff Reilly, senior vice president administrator of Bon Secours Community Hospital with Certificates of Recognition for both the Mental Health Department and the New Directions Unit.


6.    From left, Dr. Mary Leahy, CEO, Bon Secours Charity Health System; Dr. Bhupinder Gill, medical director Behavioral Health and Jeff Reilly, senior vice president administrator of Bon Secours Community Hospital.  

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