Improved Comfort & Flexibility for Flo

A New Look For Flo


The Flo multi-purpose chair is a seamless and safe design that encourages the user to sit back and relax in Behavioral Health spaces. Stance Behavioral Health has increased the comfort and flexibility of this popular award-winning collection with the introduction of upholstered seats and back pads for the ergonomically designed Flo chair. Alongside 6 soothing color finishes, the seat and back pads allow for another layer of customization by using healthcare-grade fabrics to add a pop of color or emphasize calmness. Paired with the Flo table, which provides durable versatility with its seamless laminate surfaces and pick-proof molded polyurethane edges, this collection allows users to dine safely in comfort or participate in group therapy in shared, intensive use spaces.


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Today’s options for where and how healthcare is delivered continue to evolve, and that means facility planners, architects, and interior designers can collaborate in more ways than ever to create truly unique spaces for care environments. When it comes to specifying furniture for General Healthcare and Behavioral Health facilities, a range of best practices should apply to each category, and help guide decision makers.


From playful pediatric offices to supervised Behavioral Health therapy zones, every aspect of a medical setting should be designed with its specific type of patient, visitor, and care provider in mind. As research continues to surface, our Behavioral Health Interior Design Consultant, Suzanne Fawley, shares a few best practices that differentiate between the two design realms. Below are three key differences between designing for General Healthcare and Behavioral Health settings:


  • Room layouts meet standards for broad application in general healthcare, and are personalized for Behavioral Health. All who enter an outpatient specialist’s office or waiting area in a hospital can expect the same options for seating, from the distance between seats to the quality and feel of the actual furniture available to sit in. The furniture and materials are typically carried throughout the facility, often pre-determined by general furniture evaluations that turn into a furniture standards program. That consistency leads to ease in future purchasing and budgetary control. With Behavioral Health, there are no guidelines or “typicals” because all behavioral care environments are different, treating varying levels of crises, and as such, might have varying needs for seating and interaction (or isolation). Because of that, BH spaces should include “spaces within a space,” which features vignettes that are not one-size-fits-all.
  • Intentional design patterns speak in general healthcare and soothe in Behavioral Health. In a primary care practice or pediatrician’s office, the wall covering might feature multiple colors or patterns that add liveliness to the space, or are used as zoning indicators. Behavioral Health settings, by contrast, should feature soothing, simple, earth-inspired tones that assist relaxation and do not distract or feed anxiety. Stance is proud to offer many high-performance fabrics in soothing tones.
  • Materials often prioritize aesthetics in general healthcare and performance in Behavioral Health. Doctor’s offices can have their own personalities when it comes to finishes and textures in furniture, whereas in Behavioral Health, we should be mindful of materials prone to picking or tearing, such as popular textural tweeds or laminates often found in general healthcare environments. A few safe, long-lasting material selections for Behavioral Health furniture include Forbo Marmoleum, Corian solid surface, and newer textiles like CF Stinson high-performance fabrics. Proper environment specific specification of materials is most important.


Though a much bigger conversation, by keeping these differences in mind, facility planners and interior designers can create General Healthcare and Behavioral Health treatment spaces that support all patients, visitors, and care providers. As a trusted furniture supplier in both industries, Stance will continue to evolve and produce furniture that helps achieve these unique experiences for all.

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When it comes to furniture for healthcare, today’s evolving medical settings require something different from room to room. For example, a counseling office might prioritize comfort, while other facilities encounter more at-risk patients, and as a result should emphasize safety and durability. At Stance, we accept the challenge to create products that perform in any environment, from emergency departments (EDs) to therapeutic facilities — and our broad offering of features, textures, and specifications reflect that range.


In recent years, our expertise in Behavioral Health product development specifically has grown alongside rising global demand for mental and Behavioral Health services. And in just the past couple of years of the “COVID era” in particular, this demand has impacted emergency departments. That is at a time when specialized BH facilities might be at capacity, lack the security or protocols to provide support for psychiatric crises, or be otherwise inaccessible to patients. For facility planners, and the healthcare product suppliers like Stance that support them, this uptick in mental and Behavioral Health patient traffic presents a timely opportunity to apply Behavioral Health standards to today’s ERs.


Above all, emergency departments should strive to support the safety and well-being of patients and staff experiencing Behavioral Health treatment. We can help achieve that end with products that are comforting and strong, and placed with intention throughout the environment. However, furniture is just one of several elements that work together to provide a supportive, efficient Behavioral Health intake in emergency settings.


In addition to the products in such a space, facility planners and designers should consider the end-to-end experience of the patients, care providers, and visitors who use the space. Some key considerations include:


  • Making intake simple. Behavioral Health patients can become more stressed or agitated when attempting to navigate through confusing healthcare settings. ERs can prevent this by placing clear signage with easy-to-understand directional cues throughout the space, starting from the parking area. In addition, they should have a smooth and subtle system for evaluating BH patients specifically; and if possible, facilities should assign a room for physicians to meet with family members, as well as a designated patient assessment area.
  • Conjuring calm. In addition to selecting furniture with a soothing aesthetic and comfortable design, emergency departments should consider the other aspects of a BH patient’s sensory experience in the space. Can stark lighting be replaced with something more subtle? Are the flooring patterns or wall decor distracting, or do they invite a sense of rest and relaxation?
  • Prioritizing dignity. This is a core approach to the way we approach furniture development here at Stance, and it translates well to supporting Behavioral Health environments in emergency rooms as well. When accounting for BH patients in an emergency setting, facilities should “walk the halls” with these patients in mind, examining every aspect of the experience for potential triggers, unpleasant visual encounters, or discomfort, perhaps in the form of furnishings or seating orientation.

By applying these principles to emergency room settings, these departments are well positioned to best serve the growing number of Behavioral Health patients looking for treatment in EDs.


Beyond the ED: Levels of Supervision for Behavioral Health Environments


From intake to therapy to discharge, Behavioral Health treatment transpires in a variety of different settings. We just discussed what the intake and evaluation of such patients can look like in an emergency department setting. Depending on the level of need and severity of the diagnosis, patients require varying levels of supervision in different phases of therapy — and therapy itself can vary from patient to patient, impacting how often the patient interacts with peers, and how much security and observation is needed to keep the patient safe. As such, there are generally five different levels of supervision that Behavioral Healthcare spaces fall into — each of them informing their own different types of settings and corresponding standards for products supporting them. Using these levels as our guide, we can help determine what types of Stance furniture fits best in each type of space.   


  • Maximum Supervision, or Level I: These spaces are restricted, staff-only areas where the patient never enters. These could be staff rooms for respite or collaborative spaces for consultation and meetings. Stance Behavioral Health offers a variety of durable and well-designed product lines that can fill out these rooms and fit any aesthetic. Our Accent Chairs, Disc Base Table, Trumpet Base Table, Valet Lounge Chairs, and Verity Lounge Chairs are great for Level 1 spaces and help provide the perfect mix of form and function for the healthcare staff to enjoy.
  • High Supervision, or Level II: These areas are behind self-closing and self-locking doors where patients are highly supervised. Patients are not to be left alone in these spaces, such as counseling rooms, activity rooms, interview rooms, group rooms and corridors where staff are regularly present. The furniture in these spaces is typically lighter weight, and easily moveable. Behavioral and mental health providers should select furniture appropriate for the patient population served and the location of the unit for which it is intended. It’s not uncommon for lighter-weight furniture to move from lower-risk areas to higher-risk areas, so care should be taken to be conscious of this and minimize any unnecessary risk.

    Stance Behavioral Health offers a wide range of Level 2-compliant furnishings, from seating and tables to bookcases and cabinets. Our Legend, Oasis, Vista II, and Onward product lines offer unweighted seating options with open arms and legs. For high-quality steel and plastic chairs used for seating at tables, our Accent, Jax and Flo Chairs provide a high-end look with practical durability. Our Valet, Carson, Cassia and Verity lines of upholstered lounge chairs provide a residential feel that is preferred in Level 2 spaces.

    Our Pier line of tables have individual legs at the corners to accommodate a number of uses and activities — helping provide safe surface areas for behavioral health patients in Level 2 spaces. Our Fortress and Liberty lines of laminate casegoods offer storage options like bookcases and cabinets.
  • Low Supervision, or Level III: These areas are spaces that are not behind self-closing and self-locking doors, where patients may spend time with minimal supervision. Some of these areas include lounges, day rooms, open nurse stations and corridors where staff are not regularly present.

    For the seating in these areas, closed arm and closed leg chairs that are weighted or securely fixed are preferred. The Jensen Lounge, Onward Lounge & Bench, and extended-arm Verity lounge chair are all great options for Level III areas. High-quality plastic chairs for use at tables, like our Flo Chair, are also acceptable.

    It’s suggested that the tables in these spaces do not have individual legs at the corners. Our Disc Base multi-purpose tables, Flo tables and a variety of Drum tables work well in these spaces since they have a pedestal instead of legs. They are also weighted for added safety to prevent them from being thrown or stacked. Our Gibraltar line of laminate casegoods offer bookshelves and cabinets for Level III spaces, keeping patients’ needs, safety and wellness in mind.
  • Minimal Supervision, or Level IV areas are places where patients spend a great deal of time alone with minimal or no supervision, such as patient rooms (semi-private and private) and patient toilets. It’s important for furniture in these areas to be safe, comforting and secure, minimizing the potential for patient harm. Stance Behavioral Health offers a variety of thoughtful seating and storage bedding options to fit the needs of patients in these spaces.

    Our Flo Chair and Frontier Chair + Desk set gives patients a place for rest in the privacy of their own room, while the Frontier two- and three-shelf units provide safe, secure and versatile storage options. The Frontier Mattress is designed specifically for behavioral health spaces and helps provide a safe, comfortable place for rest and respite in Level IV areas. 
  • General Area, or Level V: These are areas where staff interact with newly admitted patients who present potential unknown risks, or where patients may be in a highly agitated condition. Due to this fact, these areas fall outside the parameters of the environmental risk map and require special considerations for the safety of patients and staff. Level V areas include admission rooms, seclusion rooms and restraint rooms.

    We offer a variety of safe, inviting lounge seating for these spaces with our Onward, Jensen and Verity Lounge Chairs. We also offer high-quality metal seating options like our Legend and Oasis chairs, which can have weight added or be bolted down to the floor for added security. For the safety of everyone in these areas, we recommend the staff replace their desk chairs with a chair that has smooth rounded edges and can be bolted to the floor, like our Caliber Chair. For storage and surface needs in these high-risk areas, our Fortress and Liberty cabinets and desks provide weight, security and durability where it’s needed most.

While patient safety and well-being is always top of mind in everything we do, it’s increasingly important to understand what that means in the different areas of a Behavioral Health facility. The solutions above reflect general recommendations found in the Behavioral Health Design Guide, and none are free of risk. It is up to each facility to determine their level of risk and specify the appropriate furnishings for their needs. To learn more about all of our different furniture options available for Behavioral Health spaces, visit today.



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At Stance Healthcare, we make Behavioral Health furniture products that are designed not only to be durable and long-lasting, but also supportive of caring environments that nurture patients back to mental wellness and stability. This commitment to quality has never been more timely than in today’s post-COVID era, given the rise in demand for Mental and Behavioral Health services. In addition to the uptick in need, we’ve also experienced monumental changes to the way care is being delivered – including through telehealth spaces when in-person consultations present risks or are otherwise difficult to access.


With more and more patients taking advantage of virtual therapy sessions, how can Stance continue to support these new types of care environments? Suzanne Fawley, our Behavioral Health Interior Designer, offers the following tips to create comfortable, calming environments for telehealth appointments:


  • Go multi-dimensional: “Zoom culture” has mainstreamed meetings that literally put us head-to-head with the other person in the virtual room. This dynamic can be especially intimidating for a patient who is experiencing a crisis or is simply nervous about beginning therapy. An immediate way to alleviate this concern and instead create a welcoming setting for patients is to open up the camera view to show the full room. Ideally, this will reveal a comfortable-looking seating area that includes a chair, such as Stance’s Verity seating, in which patients may imagine themselves relaxing during the session. By taking in more than just a face in their view, patients might more easily envision themselves in an actual therapy session, rather than being unnerved by the up-close shot of a care provider.
  • Project humanity and relatability: As we think about other ways to expand outside of this one-dimensional setting, care providers and healthcare designers should consider displaying familiar objects in the space to put patients at ease and instill their confidence in the process they’ve just virtually stepped into. Some ideas for this include displaying aesthetically soothing or recognizable works of art, including paintings; arrangements of flowers and other living plants; or academic or industry insignia.  
  • Conjure a sense of calm: We always focus on supporting healthcare spaces like hospitals and therapeutic areas with color, texture, and products that encourage patients, providers, and visitors to relax and feel at ease. In our virtual settings, we should strive to replicate this impact. One example of how to support such a space is selecting soothing tones, such as earth-inspired or spa-like hues, for the walls and furnishings – similar to many of the color palettes we use on Stance’s Behavioral Health website. Another is choosing soft lighting and conducting trial appointments to test the lighting’s display on different devices. Halo lighting is also recommended to bring life to the care provider’s face and remove any shadows.
  • Ditch “the desk” and invite the patient to sit in comfort: In the first point, we mentioned showing patient seating in view during a telehealth appointment. Doing this allows patients to envision themselves in the room – and while we’re thinking about that, let’s reframe the way we depict the provider’s seating area, too. Typically, a therapist will sit behind a desk in Behavioral Health settings, but the current trend is leaning toward a more conversational seating arrangement. This may include a settee and lounge chair scenario or multi-use table seating, thanks to more comfortable, yet safe seating options like Stance’s Flo Dining Collection. Approachable seating options to engage at the same level with patients in a supervised in-person or telehealth setting is the goal. We can mimic this virtually by replacing the view of a physician behind a desk with that of a care provider sitting in a relaxed position that invites conversation.



“I find it interesting that, following an era of forced separation in the height of COVID, we are now living in an era dominated by virtual meetings,” says Suzanne. “Adding to the sense of separateness are the virtual backgrounds and the fuzzy filters many people use. And for telehealth appointments especially, this may convey an artificial persona and inhibit connection. But with just a few changes, we have an opportunity in healthcare to rebuild that interpersonal connection by ‘warming up’ our approach to telehealth spaces. When we support a more inviting virtual space, patients can log in and envision themselves taking a seat and becoming comfortable – more like they were there in person.”


By using these tips and working with an experienced healthcare design team, providers can achieve a supportive, trusted space for consultative therapy. We appreciate Suzanne sharing these insights with us. Want to hear more from Suzanne? You can catch her on this topic and more during her upcoming appearance at this year’s Healthcare Design Expo + Conference in San Antonio. Check out her session information here  – and make sure to find the Stance team at our booth and say hello as well!


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Fortress collection features simple functionality, plus the power to customize for your setting.



Durable, safe, and versatile. The Fortress collection delivers on all counts, and Stance Behavioral Health's popular furniture line has improved on its appeal with an expansion of a platform bed with a built-in bedside table.


The brand’s casegood collections expanded to four varieties of platform beds, including one in the Fortress line.  Its variations include models with rounded corners, as well as attached side tables on either left or right side. Optional add-ons include bolt-to-floor brackets and restraint hoops. 


In 2022, Stance added four new laminate colors to broaden the appeal of this collection: Aria, Dolce Vita, Palomino, and White Chocolate. Stance Behavioral Health provides custom solutions for this series too, and such personalization can foster a warm and natural fit in any decor and surroundings. 


These casegoods convey residential warmth, with the patient and staff well-being prioritized. Central to this objective, having the comfort and quality of a Fortress bed with a place to put essential belongings is convenient and adds to the user’s comfort. A surface area for various uses helps provide peace of mind and a sense of normalcy for patients, all while helping the room remain organized and inviting.


Because of its functionality in various settings, the Fortress collection has become popular in many homeless shelters. The pieces convey a sense of comfort and home for the resident while providing safety and practicality for those who work in the same environment. Stance Behavioral Health also produces a mattress for the bed in this four-piece collection, which includes a separate bedside table, a desk, and a wardrobe. The cabinet pieces also come in optional versions without doors and shelving only.


Stance Behavioral Health builds the Fortress line in-house, providing for a shorter lead time of 5 to 6 weeks, which is excellent by industry standards (6 to 8 weeks.) 


The Fortress series comes with a limited lifetime warranty. All drawers are removable only with a special tool. (Stance Behavioral Health offers models without drawers, too.) All pieces have ligature-resistant features, including continuous hinges and inset pulls. The wardrobe also features a ligature-resistant j-bar, a popular addition. Cabinet tops are an inch thick and flush-mounted to hinder handling of the unit, and each piece includes reinforced joints with double-dowel construction for long life and durability.


Buyers can request custom finishes and dimensions on Fortress furniture, too. Each piece has the capability of wall bolting if that’s needed in your particular space. There are options available for lock types on all units, too. 


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Our Behavioral Health products provide calm, comfort and capability.

It’s Mental Health Awareness month, so we want to highlight some of Stance Healthcare’s products that help support mental health all day, every day. Designed and developed with the ease, comfort, dignity, and care for the end-user in mind, our products and offerings go above and beyond when it comes to suiting the needs of the mental and Behavioral Health space. Below are just a few examples of the Stance products that support our commitment to mental health and wellness.


Flo Tables and Chairs

With its clean, organic lines, soothing color options, and finishes – like laminate tabletops – Flo Tables and Chairs provide a calming aesthetic that invites users to relax while dining or meeting. The durable collection has a seamless design, with corners and edges rounded for increased safety.


“Flo is unique in that, whether for dining or multi-use settings, it brings a sense of normalcy to the user experience,” said Suzanne Fawley, Stance Healthcare’s Behavioral Health Interior Designer. “Its comfortable, seamless design is easy to maintain and keep clean, while also encouraging the user to sit back and relax. Perhaps most importantly for Behavioral Health settings, Flo’s tables and chairs are weighted with rounded corners, supporting a safe environment for patients, caregivers and visitors.”


Fortress Bed with Built-In Bedside Table

A standout of Stance Behavioral Health’s Fortress line is the platform bed with a built-in left- or right-integrated bedside table and standard bolt-to-floor hardware. Having the comfort and quality of a Fortress bed with a place to put important things and a surface area for a variety of uses helps provide patients peace of mind and a sense of normalcy, while also helping the room remain organized and inviting. 


As an added bonus, and a testament to the versatility of Stance Behavioral Health furniture, our Flo chair can be utilized with the coordinating Fortress desk – working together to help make the time in healthcare more positive for patients and visitors.



Verity Lounge Chair

Providing care, comfort and durability while still looking great is hard work. But the Verity Lounge Chair, one of the hardest working chairs in healthcare, makes it look easy. By merging modern comfort with unmatched durability, the Verity Lounge Chair offers a soft, home-like aesthetic capable of withstanding the wear, tear, and abuse of high-use environments. It does that while still maintaining a welcoming presence that invites users to lounge for extended periods of time.


“I always say that Verity is our ‘beast of a beauty’. Its soft lines and beautiful, modern design are what catch the eye – but it’s the collection’s remarkable durability that makes Verity a standout,” said Fawley. “You would never know how strong Verity is by simply looking at it, and that’s why it’s one of my favorite collections.”


Follow our blog, LinkedIn, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on product releases, get the latest information on our workshops, courses and webinars, and learn more about how Stance Behavioral Health is designing with mental health in mind.


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Stance Behavioral Health’s Flo Collection Invites a Sense of Calm and Normalcy for Dining, and Multi-Use Behavioral Health Settings.

The rotationally molded Flo Dining Collection offers a new and unexpected combination of beautiful aesthetics and end-user comfort not typically found in a healthcare dining environment – and is especially unique for Behavioral Health spaces, for which Flo is specifically designed. With its clean, organic lines, soothing color options, and subtle safety elements, Flo provides a calming aesthetic that invites users to relax while dining safely or participating in group therapy in shared, intensive use spaces. The durable collection has a seamless, easy-to-clean design, with corners and edges rounded for increased safety.


“Flo is unique in that, whether for dining or multi-use settings, it brings a sense of normalcy to the user experience,” said Suzanne Fawley, Stance Healthcare’s Behavioral Health Interior Designer. “Its comfortable, seamless design is easy to maintain and keep clean, while also encouraging the user to sit back and relax. Perhaps most importantly for Behavioral Health settings, Flo’s table and chairs are weighted with rounded corners, supporting a safe environment for patients, caregivers and visitors.”


There are even more options in the Flo line to make multi-use spaces more welcoming for everyone. We will be expanding this series next year with a wider, armed lounge version of the Flo chair. Be on the lookout for more information.  Another addition coming soon is our optional dining chairs, with supportive backs. Ligature resistance is a top priority for rotationally molded furniture in many behavioral health spaces. The back of our Flo chairs flow seamlessly into the arms, creating a direct angle that is both comfortable and safe. With the option of being weighted for added safety, this feature reduces stress and minimizes the opportunities for self-harm.


Flo’s tabletops provide durable versatility with their seamless laminate surfaces and pick-proof molded polyurethane edges to deter dirt collection. They are assembled using multi-core composite construction with encapsulated fasteners for superior strength.


The entire Flo collection is ergonomically designed for comfort, with the Behavioral Health patient experience squarely in focus. By providing patients with comfortable, beautiful and safe furniture in a dining or other group environment, Flo supports an overall environment that resembles that of post-treatment life – and thus supports their preparatory journey to discharge.


Learn more about our Flo Dining Collection for Behavioral Health here.

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Stance Behavioral Health’s Oasis Glider highlights the value of movement in Behavioral Health environments.

When selecting the right furniture for your healthcare facility, it’s important to take into account how every feature and function will impact those who interact with it. The Oasis Glider by Stance Behavioral Health offers an array of finishes to conform to any aesthetic, with features and functionality that help set it apart and provide therapeutic benefits where patients need it most. 



As stewards of thoughtful design, Stance Behavioral Health understands as well as anyone how furniture can affect the well-being of patients in Behavioral Health settings. And the Oasis Glider reflects that understanding perfectly. It’s a solid, heavy-duty glider that stays secure to the ground to enable patient movement, without moving and causing damage to your facility’s floor – resulting in a safer, sturdier alternative to the traditional rocking chair that offers the soothing comfort and therapeutic benefits of movement


Traditionally, the benefits of movement have rarely been utilized outside of elderly care, but the benefits of movement in Behavioral Health settings cannot and should not be underestimated. Motion promotes relaxation and comfort, while reducing stress and decreasing the need for anxiety and depression medication, and supporting a more pleasant patient experience overall.  


The Oasis Glider is available for general healthcare settings, but its benefits are best experienced in a Behavioral Health environment – where standards are transitioning from institutional furnishings to more intentional furnishings that support safe and comforting environments.


If you’re interested in moving forward with a new approach to Behavioral Health furnishings and want to learn more about the benefits of the Stance Behavioral Health Oasis Glider, click here.

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Partnership continues collaboration between the industry-leading healthcare nonprofit and the award-winning healthcare furniture manufacturer


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Stance Healthcare, award-winning leader in furniture design and manufacturing for general and Behavioral Healthcare facilities, announces its renewed partnership with The Center for Health Design (CHD) in 2022. As a valued partner to CHD, Stance will sponsor at least two workshops and two webinars, all focusing on Behavioral Health, this year.


The two organizations are a compatible fit, with both CHD and Stance exhibiting leadership and passion for advancing opportunities within the intersection of health and design. CHD is the go-to nonprofit for education that equips today’s professionals to support improved healthcare quality through the built environment. Stance, for its part, launched its Improving Lives by Design brand mission in 2021 – a reflection of the company’s track record producing thoughtful, intuitive furniture for healthcare spaces that encourage healing.


A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, The Center for Health Design advances best practices and empowers healthcare leaders with quality research that demonstrates the value of design to improve health outcomes, patient experience of care, and provider/staff satisfaction and performance.


“We are looking forward to another year of learning alongside our colleagues at the Center for Health Design,” said Carl Kennedy, Stance Healthcare’s president. “They are an indispensable resource for designers and professionals in the healthcare space, and we are honored to support their informative, impactful programming as a sponsor.”


The partnership’s event programming kicks off March 17 with the Stance-sponsored CHD webinars, Designed for the Mind: Environments for Behavioral Telehealth Delivery and Day in the Life: Innovative Design for Behavioral Health. The first presentation will explore what’s next in post-COVID design considerations for telehealth delivery of Behavioral Health services; the second utilizes a case study to understand the importance of a collaborative design approach inclusive of all perspectives and disciplines – from executives to clinicians.


Those interested in attending the March 17 webinars can learn more and register below:

Webinar: Designed for the Mind: Environments for Behavioral Telehealth Delivery
Webinar: Day In the Life: Innovative Design for Behavioral Health

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When selecting furniture for Behavioral Health settings, designers and facility planners are always looking for products that go beyond simply satisfying safety requirements. Our Onward Bench for Behavioral Health is a perfect example of such a product, as a multi-use bench that is comfortable and versatile, in addition to being safe for patients, care providers, and visitors.


The Onward Bench for Behavioral Health offers a sturdy and clean design with its fully welded metal structural framework. Ideal for the dynamic uses of Behavioral Health treatment settings, Onward can be used in a variety of settings: as seating in a general waiting area or corridor wait spaces, as a safe, quiet personal space for a patient, or as a comfortable, relaxed option for patients and care providers in a therapy session. The bench is a safe and durable option for many different high-use settings, from concierge addiction recovery centers to prison and detainment environments.



Our Onward benches are built to the highest standard of quality in the industry and can be easily renewed in the field to maintain a fresh environment. With durability to withstand use, abuse and the test of time, Onward exceeds the BIFMA Seating Durability test to 500lbs. per bench, and comes with a Lifetime Limited Warranty.


Adding to its versatility, Onward features three sizes: 31”, 42”, 63”, optional moisture barrier, and replaceable seat cushions if needed. The bench can also be bolted to the floor for added safety.


The Onward Bench is part of our Onward for Behavioral Health lounge series, which also includes lounge chairs in three sizes. Stance Behavioral Health is pleased to offer a growing portfolio of safe, durable, comfortable furniture products. Learn more at  

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