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Home :: Welcome to Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute!

 

SWVMHI is a 179-bed state psychiatric institute operated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). The Institute serves adult and geriatric individuals.

 

 

 

 

 

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SWVMHI is looking for outstanding people to be a part of our team!

 

 

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newsSWVMHI Facts

 

  • SWVMHI received its first two patients on May 17, 1887.
  • The Henderson Building, now housing Administrative offices, is the oldest building still in use in the Department of Behavioral Health and is listed as a National Historic Building.