Adult Behavioral Health

Every stage of life brings new challenges and new opportunities. Aging adults require specific emotional and mental health services tailored to their situations. In a continuing effort to provide holistic care, Howard Memorial Hospital has opened the doors to a new program, Compass Geriatric Behavioral Health

Compass Geriatric Behavioral Health


This program is specifically designed to provide for the mental and emotional needs of area senior citizens. Our intensive outpatient experience features a multidisciplinary approach that draws upon a full range of treatment methods and techniques, including psychiatric evaluations, psychosocial assessment and history, nursing assessment, and laboratory monitoring. Whether it is grief, loss of independence or a psychiatric illness, our experts are here to assist you.

Physician referral is not required. For assessments and consultations call 870-845-6069. We look forward to hearing from you.

Dee Starr, RN, Program Director: 870-845-6066.