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    Posted February 1, 2012 by
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    Cumberland Hall Hospital ribbon cutting

     
    Cumberland Hall Hospital cut the ribbon Friday, Feb. 27 to formally open the doors to their new facility near the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, just 5 miles from Fort Campbell. Kentucky Senator Joey Pendleton called the new 97-bed psychiatric hospital a "Field of Dreams", comparing its significance to the town's Convention Center and Murray State University.

    The facility offers outdoor recreation areas, an indoor rock climbing wall, weight room and expanded areas for family therapy and military unit sessions. The Senior Vice President of the Behavioral Health Division for Universal Health Services said the project centers around people and the care offered within the new facility.

    The Chief Executive Officer for Cumberland Hall stated that they have waited for this moment for 3 ½ years. This is the first time they will be able offer children's services and the first time civilian and military patients will have dedicated treatment wings.

    For the military healthcare system, this opening expands behavioral health care options for Fort Campbell Soldiers and their Families.

    Blanchfield Army Hospital Commander Col. Paul Cordts appreciates the abundance of support from the communities surrounding Fort Campbell. He said that it is critical to build network partnerships to help serve behavioral health needs of Soldiers and their Families.

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