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South Sound Behavioral Hospital Expands Services and Capacity

  Hospital opening two units extending capacity to 138 beds Lacey, WA, January 31, 2024 – With mental health and substance abuse at crisis levels in Washington, South Sound Behavioral Hospital has added 30 new inpatient beds to meet the need. As one of the largest freestanding psychiatric hospitals in Washington, South Sound Behavioral Hospital, now […]

2022 is the Year of Resilience!

The past couple of years has been challenging for many. To tip the top of the iceberg, we are entering 2022 with newfound skills of hope and perseverance due to enduring the wrath of the new omicron COVID strain. The ability to sustain the test of sanity, and the inability to socialize during 2021, is […]


Every New Year has traditions that many follow; it can be a time to refresh, restart, and renew. For some, it signifies a time to make amends, new routines, healthier lifestyles, and new goals, both professionally and personally. Setting goals each New Year can be easy for some and difficult for others, but either way […]

Tis the Season for the Gift of Giving!

Tis the season for the gift of giving! SSBH has sought to optimize our skills and resources to bring better programs suitable for our community. We have added days of availability to one of our programs, implemented trauma-informed therapeutic programming throughout the hospital, and soon providing a new service, GeneSight. SSBH’s IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) […]

Healing Art for Mental Health Month

Join us as we bring awareness to Mental Health Month by entering your expressions of healing art into our community art showcase. From May 16th – May 31, 2021, community art submissions will be displayed around and throughout our hospital. For more information or to submit your art, please email [email protected].

May 6th – 12th is Nurses Week!

May 6th – 12th is Nurses Week! Thank you to all the nurses in the world – we appreciate your commitment to patient care, your time, your efforts, and your compassion. This year SSBH showed our appreciation by showering our nurses with love. Check out the thank you bags and cookies!

Terrance “TJ” O’Reilly Named Chief Executive Officer of South Sound Behavioral Hospital

Lacey, WA—May 10, 2021—South Sound Behavioral Hospital, a leader in behavioral health care in The South Sound, announced that Terrance “TJ” O’Reilly has been named Chief Executive Officer. O’Reilly’s appointment is a clear reflection of the hospitals’ current state: ready to take on the future in behavioral health and focused to provide the best patient care […]

How to Cope With The Winter Blues

It’s mid-February, just six weeks away from spring, but still in the thick of the winter. It can often feel like the days are only a few hours long, the nights are so cold you want to stay in bed, and there is just nothing to do with yourself. Each year around this time, many […]