Serving the Catawba Valley Community’s Primary Care &
Mental Health Needs Since 2005

Serving the Catawba Valley Community’s Primary Care &
Mental Health Needs Since 2005

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Welcome New Patients

Catawba Valley Healthcare (CVH) is a non-profit comprehensive healthcare provider committed to giving patients a positive care experience. Recognized as a leader in integrated care for the mind and the body, CVH provides high-quality, evidence-based health services to people in our community while respecting the dignity and rights of the unique individuals we serve. Our primary care patients also have access to a full range of outpatient behavioral healthcare services from our on-site providers.

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Primary Care Services

Primary Care Services at Catawba Valley Healthcare include:

  • Adult Wellness and Preventive Care for Women & Men
  • Chronic Illness Care Management
  • Acute Care Needs

Our primary care providers are committed to providing outstanding patient-centered, integrated primary health care. Your primary care clinic is your medical home where your primary care needs are met and the coordination of care with other medical healthcare specialists is managed.

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Mental Health Services

Mental Health Treatment Services at Catawba Valley Healthcare include:

  • Comprehensive Clinical Assessment
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Medication Management
  • Individual, Group and Family Therapy

Our services staff include:  Registered Nurses, Physician Extenders, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Master’s level Psychologists and Psychiatrists, and Licensed Behavioral Health Therapists.

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CVH Blog

Suicide: Causes and Prevention

Suicide is a serious public health issue in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, with over 48,000 suicides per year.  In this article, we will address:...

Smoking Cessation

What is Smoking Cessation? Smoking cessation refers to the process of quitting the habit of smoking. Everyone knows that quitting smoking is very hard work due to the highly addictive nicotine content in tobacco. But it is also widely known that cigarettes,...

Effective Communication in Healthcare

Tips for Communicating with your Healthcare Providers Talking to your healthcare providers about your physical or mental health or that of a loved one can feel difficult at times; sometimes it can be very difficult to find the right words to describe how you are...

Self-Care for Healthcare Workers

What is Self Care? When you think about the term “self-care,” what comes to your mind? What kind of self-care schedule and plan do you have in place? Do you need to revise or strengthen your plan? Recommit to it? This blog is here to help, especially if you are...

Recovery from Addiction

 What does Recovery from Addiction mean? Recovery is a process of change by which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and work to reach their full potential. People find Recovery everyday from a wide range of challenges, however,...

Fall and Back-to-School Health Tips

Fall is a beautiful time of year. However, it also comes with shorter days of sunlight, cooler temperatures, people spending more time indoors, and students working in classrooms where they can share germs and illnesses more readily with each other and then their...

Biopsychosocial Model of Healthcare

What is the biopsychosocial model of healthcare? The biopsychosocial model of healthcare is both a concept for understanding health, disease, and illness, and a framework for delivering healthcare.  The foundational belief of the biopsychosocial model is that one’s...

The Importance of Wellness Exams

The Importance of Annual Check Ups An annual check up (also known as a wellness exam) is an annual visit with your primary care provider that helps you and your provider stay current and proactive on all your health care needs. Annual check ups and their accompanying...

Dealing With Holiday Stress: Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health

While everyone wants the holidays to be a time of joy, this holiday season will undoubtedly bring unwelcomed emotions and challenges for lots of people-- from stress and anxiety to sorrow and depression.  The impact of COVID continues to devastate communities...

How Social Determinants of Health Align With Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

What are the Social Determinants of Health?  Social determinants of health (SDoH) as defined by the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) are the non-medical factors that influence health outcomes. They include the conditions in which...
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Connections Clubhouse

Connections is a psychosocial rehabilitation clubhouse that was established in 1990 through Mental Health Services of Catawba County in response to the need for an ongoing community support program for our adults with brain/behavioral health disorders.

Connections is specifically designed for adults (18 and older) who have a diagnosis of severe and persistent mental illness. Connections provides opportunities to assist clubhouse members in leading meaningful, productive, and independent lives. We approach this goal by providing meaningful work and relationships and the opportunity for our participants to feel a sense of belonging to a welcoming community.

Mobile Crisis Management

Catawba Valley Healthcare has been providing Mobile Crisis Services throughout Catawba and Burke counties since 2006. Our Mobile Crisis clinicians respond to brain/mental health illness and substance use crises. Our interventions reduce acute symptoms of a crisis to prevent the admission of an individual to a hospital or other restrictive environment.

Our crisis support and mobile response services are available 24/7 at this number: (828) 695-2511.  


Mobile Crisis