Red River Behavioral Health System (Grand Forks, ND) is a 70-bed free-standing psychiatric hospital providing acute inpatient stabilization services for adolescents and adults experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Using a multi-disciplinary team approach, our short-term stabilization program offers holistic, medicinal and therapeutic interventions designed to stabilize acute psychiatric conditions.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our hospital is built on the foundation of dignity and respect as we promote self-awareness, personal growth and hope for the future. We’re led by a seasoned team with extensive experience, passion and a strong track record for providing quality psychiatric care. Each and every one of us is here to listen, here to care and here to help you, get back to you.

Free, confidential assessments are available 24/7 by calling 701-772-2500 or toll-free at 866-772-2500.

Treatment staff at Red River Behavioral Health System includes a multi-disciplinary team of professionals assigned to each patient. Team members may include Psychiatrists, Physician’s Assistants, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Master’s Level Counselors, Licensed Master’s Level Social Workers, Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses, Occupational & Recreational Therapists, Licensed Addiction Counselors and Behavioral Health Technicians.

Our Team


Rose Julius, DO, Medical Director
Ronald Rosenberg, MD
Grace Thomas, MD
Mary Pat Holler-Bibel, PMH-NP
Michael Bishop, PA-C
Khaled Rabadi, MD
Elizabeth Hodny, DNP, FNP-C


Venicea Preston, Chief Executive Officer
Lori Hodek, Chief Nursing Officer
LaVonne Merten, Director of Quality and Compliance
Jamie Sehrt, Director of Clinical Services
Angie Honzay, Director of Business Development and Marketing
Susan Nordin, Director of Health Information Services
Steven Paulson, Director of Building Services
Brittany Salwey, Access Department Supervisor
Amanda Heisserer, Revenue Cycle Manager
Crystal Swoll, Purchasing Manager