Updated April 21 at 2:11 p.m.

Cypress Creek Hospital announced the launch of a new online contact tool for its Honor Strong Program in a news release April 21.

The hospital's Honor Strong Program is an acute inpatient program geared to address the unique symptoms experienced by law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, active-duty military members, veterans and those serving on the front lines during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to the release, the online contact tool was launched in response to a recent increase of suicides in the first responder community and will allow first responders to ask for help confidentially by submitting an online inquiry.

"We are committed to our mission to assist first responders in their recovery," the news release reads. "We serve those who serve and honor their strength in their path to recovery."

In addition to the new online contact tool, first responders may also call the hospital's direct referral line at 281-995-1475, which is staffed 24/7.

Posted April 15 at 4:24 p.m.

Cypress Creek Hospital, an inpatient and outpatient behavioral health center located at 17750 Cali Drive, Houston, launched a new Telehealth service to better serve patients during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, hospital officials announced in an April 13 news release.

The fully accredited, 128-bed acute care psychiatric facility treats adolescents ages 12-17, adults and first responders who require acute or outpatient psychiatric care or substance abuse treatment.

According to the release, the Telehealth service enables patients to participate remotely in their Intensive Outpatient Program and their Partial Hospitalization Program, receive high quality assessments and schedule virtual visits from the comfort and safety of home. Additionally, the new service uses a HIPAA-compliant video service and is accessible by phone, tablet or computer.

For more information about scheduling an appointment or making a referral, contact the admissions department by calling 281-586-5956 or visit www.cypresscreekhospital.com. To learn more about the steps Cypress Creek Hospital is taking to comply with coronavirus regulations, click here.