New hospital to open in Gonzales
St. James Behavioral Health Hospital, Inc. will begin admitting patients to its new Gonzales hospital starting Saturday. The hospital hosted an opening Wednesday for the 24-bed facility at its location at 3136 S. St. Landry Road, which is off Hwy. 30 near Interstate 10. SJBH provides general psychiatric care through a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, social workers and therapists. The hospital provides acute, intensive, short-term inpatient psychiatric treatment for individuals 18 years of age and older. Other facilities are located in Baton Rouge, Kenner and Lutcher.