Located in Russell, Kentucky, Bellefonte Hospital & Recovery Center Psychiatric Unit offers compassionate treatment and services to adults with mental health and substance use disorder issues.

What is Bellefonte Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital?

Bellefonte Hospital is a licensed psychiatric inpatient facility offering short-term mental health crisis and stabilization. With a focus on stabilization services only, patients stay on average 5 to 7 days. Once stabilized, we refer patients to appropriate resources and/or a more appropriate level of care.

Service Highlights

What makes Bellefonte Unique?

We understand that every individual's journey is unique. As a part of the renowned ARC Healthcare network, Bellefonte carries forward our legacy of unmatched quality, empathy, and groundbreaking approaches to psychiatric care.

Compassionate &

Individualized Treatment

Our dedicated team at Bellefonte Hospital and Recovery Center is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people in the communities we serve. 

Did you know approximately 1 in 5 US adults live with a mental illness? Our team of licensed professionals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help in urgent situations and to answer questions about our programs.

Who can be treated at Bellefonte Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital?

Our certificate of need is for primary mental health. We do not treat patients with complex mental health or high medical needs. With patient safety in mind, we require patients to be medically stable prior to admission. 

The most common criteria for admission to our Bellefonte Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital will be: those suffering with: suicidal or homicidal thoughts who have a plan to end their life or the life of someone else, those experiencing psychosis or psychotic features that are so severe symptoms impair their daily living, and those experiencing major depression resulting in a significant decline in functioning.

We accept Kentucky & Ohio Medicaid plans

Jobs At Bellefonte Hospital

Addiction Recovery Care is excited to bring its proven experience delivering quality, compassion substance use disorder treatment to Greenup County.

Why Greenup County?

ARC’s Greenup County facility will help meet the growing demand for comprehensive behavioral health services that address the needs of one of our most vulnerable populations.

Jobs at Bellefonte Hospital

Program Length

ARC’s program includes four phases, and people can stay in treatment for up to 12 months. We take a proactive approach to client retention.


ARC purchased a portion of the former Bellefonte Hospital to reopen it as a residential facility for people with SUD.


Within its first year of operation, the facility will create approximately 200 new, local jobs with competitive pay and benefits.

Open Date

We are working toward opening the Bellefonte facility and accepting clients in early 2024.

Safety & Security

Being a valued partner to the communities we serve is very important to us. Our top priority is ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of our clients, staff, and neighbors in the communities we serve. All ARC residential facilities have security cameras monitored 24/7 and on-site security teams. With more than 30 residential facilities across Eastern and Central Kentucky, we have identified and implemented numerous best practices to operate as safely as possible.

Our team also works closely with local law enforcement and community leaders, and we will continue to maintain open lines of communications with these stakeholders in Greenup County. ARC encourages open dialogue with our neighbors in the communities we serve. We will always do our best to answer questions and address any concerns you may have.

Since opening the doors to their first residential treatment center in 2010, ARC has served more than 50,000 clients.

A National Leader

In Addiction Treatment

Headquartered in Louisa, Kentucky, ARC operates a network of more than 30 treatment programs across Eastern and Central Kentucky. ARC’s nationally recognized “Crisis to Career” model is a four-phase, year-long program that combines SUD treatment, counseling and peer support with life skills, education and job training to set up clients for long-term success.

Our person-centered programs are CARF-accredited and our medical services are directed by an addiction psychiatrist

Our Model of Care

Crisis to Career

ARC’s nationally recognized “Crisis to Career” model is a four-phase, year-long program that combines SUD treatment, counseling and peer support with life skills, education and job training to set up clients for long-term success.

We provide the vocational and educational opportunities people need for long-term recovery and that our communities need to strengthen their workforces and grow economies.

Crisis To Career | It's What Makes Us Different

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