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Helping people throughout life’s journey

Lakeview Center serves adults and children with mental illnesses, drug and alcohol dependencies, and intellectual disabilities. Services range from inpatient and residential treatments to outpatient counseling, psychiatry, trauma care, treatments for substance misuse, and 24/7 support for those with serious mental illnesses. We adhere to a trauma-informed care approach in everything we do.

Our services

Services range from inpatient and residential treatments to outpatient counseling, psychiatry, trauma care, treatments for substance misuse, and 24/7 support for those with serious mental illnesses.

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Crisis and emergency care

Our Mobile Response Team provides 24/7 intervention and support and is available to respond within 60 minutes via telephone triage or in-person.

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Drug and alcohol services

Lakeview Center offers opioid and medication-assisted treatment, as well as intensive-outpatient care, residential treatment and a specialized DUI program.

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Adult counseling and mental health

Our broad scope of treatment options ranges from outpatient and trauma counseling, to wraparound care and case management.

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Psychiatry and prescriptions

When treatment requires medications, your health care provider will work with you to develop a plan that’s best for you.

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Children’s services

Children’s needs are very different from adults. Our specialized caregivers are dedicated to providing comprehensive care for kids and families.

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HIV/AIDS testing and education

Our specialized caregivers reach out to people who are at increased risk for HIV infection, including those who use intravenous (IV) drugs.

News and stories

2023 Rising Stars announced

Pensacola, Fl. (Feb. 1, 2023) – We are proud to announce team members recognized as 2023 Rising Stars by the Pensacola publication Independent Weekly. The recognition honors professionals who are under 40-years-old and are seen by their peers, clients and bosses as up-and-coming leaders in their professions and in the greater Pensacola area. Our two […]

Walton County Fire Rescue saves outpatient building at Lakeview Center

DeFuniak Springs, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2023) – A three-minute response from Walton County Fire Rescue ensured clients at Lakeview Center could continue receiving the mental health care they need.  On a Thursday morning at 12:34 a.m., a phone call woke Nathan Morrow, maintenance supervisor at Lakeview Center of Walton County. It was the central alarm station notifying […]

Lakeview Center announces new Chief of Medical Services

Pensacola, Fla. (December 16, 2022) – Lakeview Center welcomes a new leader of psychiatry services. Dr. Guido Ludergnani will serve as Chief of Medical Services for the organization. Dr. Ludergnani is board certified in both child and adult psychiatry and has been with Lakeview Center since 2007. He has served a broad range of programs and services […]