Ribbon cutting held for South Arkansas Regional Health Center

By Staff, 02/12/20 11:08 AM

PRESCOTT – Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held for South Arkansas Regional Health Center, Inc., Wednesday morning.

The business is located upstairs in the Spot Youth Center and offers mental health counseling for children as young as five, along with adults and teens. Adam Laster is the LPC on hand and will do individual and family therapy. The business will also offer telemed services. SARHC will be open the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, but will expand if the need arises.

Yolanda Bennett-Lee is the traveling receptionist. She said SARHC accepts cash, credit cards, debit cards and insurance.

Regina Pierce, CEO, thanked everyone for helping get the site ready, saying SARHC is glad to be in Prescott. She said Nevada County clients were given the option to either continue going to Camden or Magnolia, or coming to Prescott. Several, she added, chose to come to the new Prescott location. Pierce said plans are for the business to expand as the need grows with other therapists being added. She pointed out it took nine months to open because of the regulations involved, but the SARHC is now open and ready to help.

Prescott Mayor Terry Oliver welcomed SARHC to Prescott saying the community has been doing well lately with ribbon cuttings. He said anything the city can do to help, all SARHC needs to do is call.

Jamie Hillery, executive director of the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new business as well, saying the chamber is excited to have them in the community.

Mary Godwin, executive director of the Prescott-Nevada County Economic Development Office, was involved in procuring the location for SARHC and said she’d glad they’re here as well as this is a service the community needs.

SARHC operates in Calhoun, Columbia, Dallas, Nevada, Ouachita and Union counties. It offers outpatient care, day rehabilitation programs, community support programs, testing services, school after school  and summer programs, education services, emergency and crisis services and services for the elderly.

The number for SARHC is 870-887-1158.