Psychiatric hospital makes its way to Harlingen
HARLINGEN ,TEXAS (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — A psychiatric hospital is making its way to Harlingen and it's bringing more than 200 jobs with it.
The ground breaking ceremony for the 72-bed hospital is set for the end of August.
It’s called project 'Shelby'...strategic behavioral health in Memphis, Tennessee approached city officials about it in February.
The hospital will include drug rehab, outpatient care, and will also help relieve other area hospitals.
A nationwide strategic analysis showed Cameron County as being in high demand for psychiatric care.