Officials broke ground on a new 65,000-square-foot Medical City Mental Health & Wellness-Alliance hospital on May 17. The facility will be located adjacent to the Medical City Alliance main hospital at 3101 N. Tarrant Parkway in Fort Worth.

“Since opening our doors in 2015, we have remained committed to providing this community with convenient health care services located close to home,” Medical City Alliance CEO Glenn Wallace said. “Today is another example of our commitment to that promise. As part of our partnership with HCA Healthcare, our parent company, we’re pleased to break ground today on a facility focused on one of the greatest needs of our community.”

According to a company news release, to help provide inpatient and outpatient services for adolescents and adults for a wide range of conditions, including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders, the new facility will feature the following:
  • 88 beds, including 24 for adolescents, 48 for adults, and 16 for senior adults and geriatric patients
  • Outdoor healing garden
  • Courtyard space for physical activities, such as yoga and games
  • Design elements focused on natural lighting and an open floor plan in common areas
“Our desire is to create an environment that is welcoming and promotes healing,” said Brandy Hart, HCA Healthcare regional vice president of behavioral health services. “We believe that this facility will ensure more individuals are able to receive the mental services they need, close to home.”

According to the news release, Medical City Mental Health & Wellness Alliance is part of a major capital investment initiative of more than $1.1 billion spent or committed over five years across the Medical City Healthcare system. Investments include expansion and improvements to existing hospitals; new services, such as trauma, oncology and behavioral healthcare; upgraded technology, and the purchase and construction of new facilities.

Construction is expected to begin June 5, and the facility is expected to be opened sometime in late summer or early fall 2024, Hart said.