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5 East Inpatient Behavioral Health

at Bristol Regional Medical Center


5 East Inpatient Behavioral Health
Bristol Regional Medical Center
1 Medical Park Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-5300



New behavioral health visitation restrictions

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Ballad Health is not allowing visitors in its behavioral health centers.

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16-bed adult inpatient behavioral health unit in Bristol

5 East at Bristol Regional Medical Center provides behavioral health services to the residents of Bristol, Tenn. / Va. and surrounding areas.

Being located within the hospital, 5 East provides patients with ready access to medical and diagnostic resources, as well as a team of highly trained and compassionate healthcare providers.

About 5 East

The 5 East inpatient behavioral health unit:

  • Provides short-term stabilization and treatment
  • Offers a physician specialized in psychiatry and behavioral health and board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry
  • Features a large multi-purpose treatment room, group therapy room, recreational therapy room and kitchen
  • Accepts referrals and takes admissions 24 hours daily


5 East can take referrals from:

  • Self-referral – you can admit yourself
  • Family members
  • Physicians, therapists or counselors
  • The court system

Respond 24/7 intervention helpline

Reaching out is a sign of strength.

No matter what you’ve done or what life’s done to you, you aren’t alone.

Call the Respond helpline – any day, any time – at 1-800-366-1132.

We’re here to listen.

Contact us

Please call (276) 844-5300 to learn more about 5 East at Bristol Regional Medical Center.


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