Out-Patient Psychiatric Clinic

Contact: Dahlia Distin, APRN, PMHNP

Location: 1400 Braden Street Jacksonville Ar ( Second Floor)

I promise to guide you through the most difficult decisions you face.

Dahlia Distin is a board certified psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner providing therapy for individuals and family 18 years and older, medication management, and evaluations.

I will treat you with dignity. I will listen to you. I will respect your knowledge and preferences about the approach to your treatment. I will collaborate with you and support you every step of the way.

I will champion the rights of those with mental illness to promote community awareness and understanding. I will work to improve quality of life for our clients, their families and our community. I am here for you, to give you a better understanding of yourself and the coping skills you need to succeed.

Compassionate Care Close to Home

We know it can be a challenge to cope with a behavioral or mental health condition. It’s even tougher if it means you have to take time away from work, school and your other responsibilities. At North Metro Medical, we provide mental and behavioral health care in outpatient settings for adults and seniors.

Our goal is simply to provide the finest behavioral health services available. Together with our community partners, we are committed to providing care that is accessible, culturally sensitive, and enriched through teaching and research.

If you are currently experiencing any of the follow and you are experiencing effects in our daily life due to these issues we can help.

  • Disturbance in sleep
  • Feeling sad or hopeless
  • Anxiety
  • Thoughts of people are talking about you or out to get you.
  • Fear of leaving home or being around other people (socializing)
  • Racing or cloudy thoughts
  • Feeling your life is out of control
  • Unable to complete task, concentrate
  • Feeling of worthlessness
  • Anger with self or others
  • Thoughts of harming yourself or others
  • Coping with serious and stressful difficulties in your life.

We can help you.



Care Spotlight

Bill Bledsoe, CEO, RN, MBA

Mr. Bledsoe comes to North Metro with a strong medical background in nursing and has a masters in business, his passion is to bring healing and care for people of the community that the hospital serves, by bringing stability, direction and strong leadership to North Metro Medical Center.

Mr. Bledsoe understand the business and the medical aspects of the hospital, but also has the knowledge that no single approach is the right one for every individual. He understands the uniqueness of North Metro being a smaller community hospital that can forge an individual relationship with each patient...

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Michael Pruitt RN, BSN is North Metro Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer. A strong, transformational leader, he influences the Hospital’s strategic direction and ensures that nursing’s goals and initiatives are aligned to advance organizational success.

Michael has been serving in the medical field for 24 years, working his way through the ranks as a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic to a Registered Nurse with a strong background in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing. In addition to operating his own Medical Staffing Company,...

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Undrea Ellis has been the Financial Controller for North Metro Medical since June 29, 2015. With over fifteen years of strong knowledge of both cash and accrual accounting, financial forecasting, fund management, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, corporate tax, contracts and project financing, she is responsible for all areas of Accounting, Finance and Revenue Management.

Immediately after coming aboard at North Metro, Undrea and her team put together a vendor analysis that guided the process to began rebuilding the client-vendor relationships within the local community and other vendors in the Healthcare Industry...

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Sreet
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-3869

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