Baptist Behavioral Health Care – Golden Triangle

Baptist Behavioral Health Care – Golden Triangle


The Baptist Behavioral Health Care program located at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle, in Columbus, Miss., provides treatment to adults struggling with substance use and other mental health disorders. Short-term inpatient and intensive outpatient programming (IOP) are available. This Baptist facility was previously known as the organization’s Willowbrook location.


The behavioral health program’s initial assessment is free, and referrals are accepted 24 hours. Although the Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle’s webpage does not explicitly reference detoxification, behavioral health patients may be able to receive supportive services during the withdrawal process as part of an inpatient chemical dependency program. During a short inpatient stay, treatment staff focus on stabilization, coping skills, and increased patient responsibility.

Baptist Behavioral Health Care’s intensive outpatient program is an eight-week evening program, and is designed for individuals who have successfully stabilized. The IOP is group-based, but individual and family therapy sessions can be arranged. All clients are expected to follow 12-step concepts and attend Alcoholics or Narcotics Anonymous meetings. Loved ones are invited to participate in the recovery process. A minimum of one year of aftercare services are provided without additional cost to clients who have completed the IOP.

Baptist Behavioral Health care also offers inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care addressing such concerns as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder disorder, anger management, grief, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Play therapy, medication management, and several specialized groups are available.


The Columbus hospital’s Baptist Behavioral Health Care team includes board-certified psychiatrists, alcohol and drug counselors, nurses, social workers, and psychotherapists.


The Golden Triangle Baptist Memorial Hospital website describes a behavioral health treatment setting with 30 beds and two private courtyards. The campus is tobacco-free.


At time of writing, the two alumni polled by gave negative feedback regarding Baptist Behavioral Health. One provided ratings of mostly two and three out of five stars for an array of metrics measuring accommodations and treatment. The second gave just one- and two-star ratings.

Alumni agreed on a three-star rating for the facility’s cleanliness and upkeep, but indicated treatment was not effective, based on ratings of just one and two out of five. One reviewer wrote that they did not learn ways to manage their behavioral health condition and would have preferred more personalized and involved treatment. The second reviewer concurred, characterizing counseling sessions as lacking in depth.

Two ratings without written reviews on Facebook mirrored reviews with one and three out of five stars.[1]


According to the Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle website, the facility is covered in-network by several private insurance plans and by Magnolia on the marketplace. Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare are all accepted.


Baptist Behavioral Health Care – Golden Triangle Reviews

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I didn't pay a ton, so it was basically like staying at an ugly hotel with people society deems crazy, eating nasty food, and not being allowed to talk to the outside world during the stay
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  • It wasn't unpleasant. It just didn't do anything for me. I expected at least some tiny epiphany or easing of my depressive burden, but the best I got was some quality social interaction (outside of the groups)