Rivendell Behavioral Health, Benton, Arkansas

Falling Water Falls in Ozark National Forest, Arkansas
100 Rivendell Dr.
Benton , AR, 72019

Rivendell Behavioral Health Overview

Rivendell Behavioral Health, located in Benton, Arkansas, is an inpatient and outpatient clinic that provides adequate care to men and women suffering from substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, seeking partial hospitalization, outpatient, or inpatient treatment. Founded in 1985, the facility is committed and dedicated to providing the best care to individuals seeking treatment. With a myriad of treatment programs suited to both adults and adolescents, individuals with co-occurring and addiction issues will find Rivendell Behavioral Health to be a good option. Acute inpatient care with psychiatric oversight and medical oversight is offered in addition to its outpatient options.
The first stage of admission involves an initial intake and assessment. This test is done to help staff create an individualized treatment plan for all residents at the facility. This test will also determine if a client is in need of detox or not, and if they are, detox will be done on-site at the facility. The average duration of stay for a client registered in the acute inpatient program is 30 days or fewer.
Although the kind of care, treatment program, level of care, and specifics may vary from one client to another depending on their needs, the facility utilizes evidence-based treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Treatments also include group and individual therapy and counseling sessions. During group sessions, a myriad of topics and issues are addressed and some of them include trauma-informed care, coping skills, relapse prevention, case management, life skills, and many more. Clients seeking care and support for dual diagnosis and medication management will find such here.
In addition to all services offered, the facility incorporates 12-step concepts and modalities to treatment, using it during on-site group Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. The facility staff consists of qualified Licensed Clinical Social Workers, psychiatrists, case managers, Licensed Professional Counselors, dieticians, Masters-level counselors, and many more.

Accommodation and Food

Rivendell Behavioral Health offers on-site housing to men and women registered at the facility. The facility offers a total of 80 beds to clients and both private and shared rooms are available. The accommodation is fairly clinical and all rooms come fully equipped with dressers and twin beds. The treatment facility also offers a common area which comes fully equipped with cable TV and serene outdoor areas where clients can relax during downtime. Residents are entitled to three meals a day and food is served in a common cafeteria-style area.

Treatment & Therapy

Rivendell Behavioral Health offers different treatment and therapy programs to individuals suffering from substance abuse issues and co-occurring disorders, based on their specific needs. Some of these are:

  • Inpatient treatment
  • Partial Hospitalization Program
  • Intensive Outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient treatment

Inpatient treatment

The facility offers acute psychiatric care and dual diagnosis support services for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders in a comfortable, monitored and structured environment. All treatment plans created are individualized and clients are required to take part in meetings and therapies weekly. Treatment approach utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and 12-Step treatment modalities.
The following are conditions treated at the facility:

  • Chemical dependency
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis

Rivendell Behavioral Health Therapy Options

Rivendell Behavioral Health offers various options of therapy which include:

  • Group therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Relapse prevention
  • 12-Step
  • Medication management


Rivendell Behavioral Health costs vary from insurance to insurance, as amounts stated are subject to change over time as it is dependent on the level of care, treatment program registered into, and services offered. Clients seeking more clarity on insurance verification, intake assessment, and admission management are advised to contact the facility. Insurance verification and payment options are offered during the assessment.


The facility is fully accredited by the Joint Commission as all its programs are as well.

Rivendell Behavioral Health Advantages

The facility at this moment offers psychiatric assessment as a standalone program and also offers Partial Hospitalization Programs to individuals in need of such care. This PHP care is flexible and is offered to clients who have completed a primary program or require less intensive care.
As all treatment plans are individualized, all clients, adults, adolescents, and children, can benefit from each program as treatment is tailored to fit their needs. After completion of a primary program, clients can step down to less intensive care such as PHP or outpatient treatment. These programs can also be offered as aftercare or continuum of care to clients.
Overall, the facility offers well-rounded and organized programs to clients which are executed according to each client’s individual treatment plans and support is available to clients of all ages. All treatments are executed using evidence-based treatment modalities which involve CBT, DBT, 12-Step, and dual diagnosis support. Clients seeking treatment at a facility that is dedicated to providing the best care at a reasonable price will find Rivendell Behavioral Health to be a good option.


  • Ballard Sheppard – Chief Executive Officer
  • Laura Davis – Director of Risk and Performance Management
  • Misty Juola – Director of Clinical Services
  • Stefanie Ballard – Director of Health Information and Privacy
  • Jessica Rouse – Chief Nursing Officer

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