Mental health care in Northern Virginia

StoneSprings Hospital proudly partners with our sister facility Dominion Hospital to provide expert psychiatric care for families, adults and children. Dominion Hospital has served Falls Church, Virginia, for over 30 years and continually meets the highest standards for the treatment of behavioral health disorders, such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Delusions
  • Eating disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-harming behavior
Are you in crisis? For an immediate evaluation, available 24/7, call First Step at (703) 538-2872 to speak with a counselor at Dominion Hospital.

Dominion employs a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified physicians, mental health counselors and support staff. Dominion offers compassionate, professional care and treatment to patients with emotional, behavioral and mental health disorders.

Dominion provides specialized mental health care for children and adolescents, specializing in substance abuse and offering Virginia's only comprehensive eating disorder center.


According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression affects over 16 million Americans every year. If you feel like your life is in turmoil or are having a hard time coping after having a baby, you are not alone. If you suspect you or a loved one are depressed, check for the following signs and symptoms. If you or a friend identify with several of these symptoms, you may need to seek professional help.

Signs of depression

  • Persistent sadness or anxiety
  • Decrease in energy
  • Loss of interest in usual activities, including sex and hobbies
  • Sleep disturbances, like insomnia or oversleeping
  • Appetite and weight changes, including weight loss or weight gain
  • Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness or helplessness
  • Thoughts of death or suicide attempts
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Hard time making decisions
  • Chronic aches or persistent symptoms not caused by physical disease


If you believe you or a loved one are battling an addiction or chemical dependency, Dominion Hospital is here to help. If you or someone you know is exhibiting any of the following symptoms, it may be time to seek help from a behavioral health specialist.

Signs and symptoms of addiction and chemical dependency

  • Trouble at work, in school or at home due to drinking or drug use
  • Consistently drinking or using drugs more than you intend
  • Experiencing “blackouts,” loss of memory while drinking or using drugs
  • Arguing with family or friends because of alcohol or drug use
  • Increased tolerance, needing more of a substance for the same effect
  • Drinking or using drugs alone
  • Drinking or using drugs to cope with a problem
  • Feeling depressed after becoming sober
  • Feeling guilty about drinking or drug use