To be an integrated and collaborative resource that improves the quality of  life for individuals with or at risk of mental illness through a system that promotes the highest level of consumer participation in all aspects of community life.
To be an inpatient mental health service provider within our Regional Service Area that responds to the patient's and area needs. 
As an institution of the Commonwealth, our charge is to clinically treat individuals placed in our care, insuring their rights are protected, while holding them responsible for their actions in order that they can begin the journey to the community of their choice.
Promoting recovery through self determination, empowerment and treatment.
SVMHI is accredited by The Joint Commission(TJC). If you have concerns about patient care or safety which have not been addressed by the hospital, you may contact TJC’s Office of Quality Monitoring at 800-994-6610 or
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Fax:  434-791-5403

382 Taylor Dr.
Danville, Va. 24541

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Naomi Gibson

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