Ray of Hope Behavioral Health Program - Cottage Hospital

Cottage Hospital | Woodsville, NH

Founded more than 100 years ago, Cottage Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving a large region of New Hampshire and Vermont. It has 300 employees, 37 medical staff providers, and 25 acute care beds, in addition to the 10 beds that are part of its Ray of Hope behavioral health program, designed specifically for older patients.

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