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Mountain View Hospital - Real Haunts in Gadsden AL

  • 3001 Scenic Highway
  • Gadsden, AL
  • 800-245-3645
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Mountain View is a private inpatient psychiatric facility in Gadsden serving both children and adults. Though it is not the sort of creepy, abandoned facility normally associated with haunted mental hospital legends, there are still rumors of unusual activity within Mountain View. Some visitors have reported hearing strange noises, and others have seen shadowy masses.
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  • Scary as hell!

    It was an okay experience. They did call code blue 3 times (someone stopped breathing) I felt someone sit on my bed,i had a bunch of nightmares, i saw a young boy on the basketball court at night, and kept seeing a shadow of a man on the childs unit stair case. I was admitted here Jan. 27th 2020 and was discharged Feb. 2nd 2020. I was there for Anxiety, Anger and Depression.

    Posted 10/26/20

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  • i was in there for depression

    I stayed there summer of 2019. I was on the 3rd floor. i didn’t have a roommate due to the girls passing lice around. at night, i always saw someone walking back and fourth in the bathroom. (the bathrooms are very tiny and kept locked so i was confused). other nights i would hear something whispering my name. i would look out my window at night because i was bored and saw a little boy playing on the basketball courts. also, i had a dream that i was sitting in the middle of a star with a circle around it with candles lit, the next morning i saw someone had written their snapchat name underneath my mattress on the wooden bed frame, so i pulled it back to see if there was more. and in the middle of the bed frame there lies the same star with a circle around it with “666” around it. it was a great experience and very helpful, just super creepy and uneasy. i was so uneasy i left after 5 days of being there, i didn’t care if i got help or not at that point.

    Posted 7/18/20

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  • Useless info

    I’ve never seen anything there personally, but I does however, have the creepiness of somewhere sinister. It’s very well known here that tons of people died here from sickness. It’s very old, and not pleasing to look at

    Posted 7/10/20

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  • My mom worked there 35 years

    My mom worked in this hospital when it was a TB hospital with a nursing home floor. Later they added an addiction unit too. She worked there for 35 years. Well I can remember as a kid how weird I felt when I would go with mom to pick up a check or something she had left. She had some stories to tell too. I wish I could remember them but I can tell you that hospital has a lot of history. For anyone that doesn't know the hospital also was across the street at one time. Then they made some living units from that. Also there were odd things that use to go on there too. When the hospital had was a TB sanatorium they had wood crafts for the patients to do while they were there. I still have somethings that was made and given to my mother from her patients. I wish she was alive so I could ask her more about the experiences she and others had. Just because a person doesn't experience anything odd doesn't mean others didn't.

    Posted 6/25/20

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  • True event

    There is a woman that walks the gate on the edge of dark shes kinda see through and dressed in white ive been told there is more than just her there. I was actually treated in that hospital for depression and anxiety yrs ago and always felt like i was being watched. I hadnt seen anything until after i left from there and me and a few friends drove passed there one night as the sun started to set

    Posted 5/18/20

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  • it is truly haunted

    I was there earlier this year and I saw and heard multiple things. at night I would see a small boy on the basketball court and I saw the fifth-floor doctor. I heard the tapping on the window at night and it was as if a man was trying to sit on my chest at night.

    Posted 12/6/19

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  • It's all a hoax

    I stayed in Mountain View hospital for 10 days to treat depression and anxiety. I never saw or heard anything unusual. The nurses walked the halls, day and night, all bathrooms and wards were kept locked. No one gets in or out without the knowledge of the staff. All-in-all, it was a pleasant and helpful stay.

    Posted 10/9/19

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  • Never experienced anything

    I never seen anything nor have I heard anything. The only thing I’ve seen that was scary was a kid with issues threaten to kill me with a pencil in the Children’s Unit. I’ve been there two different times. Same reasons and never experienced anything scary. Just kids and adults having issues.

    Posted 10/5/19

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  • I've been admitted several times

    I was admitted for depression, let's get that out there. Keep in mind that this is an active mental hospital, the people that go there are getting help with their brains. The thing that made people freak out was because of the TB thing and the burning of bodies and shit. I never saw anything. Never heard anything. Never even felt energies. This place is not haunted and you should never be scared to go in there. The woods behind it though were pretty off but it was probably me being unsettled by the events of that day.

    Posted 2/25/19

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  • Yes it is

    I've been in this hospital three different times and each time I was there I would hear screaming crying footsteps and the third floor stairwell at night there was a man and a kid wearing paper sacks and also the shadows are unreal I can't imagine going back ever again!!!!

    Posted 8/29/18

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  • Don't stay there!

    I was admitted to the hospital 3 times and each time things would happen...the 3rd time was by far the scariest. I was in the girls adolescent unit and I stayed at the end of the hall next to the stairwell with my friend who was also a patient. We would always see a shadow of a man coming in and out of the stairwell at night. Then we could hear screaming in there.

    Posted 12/27/17

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  • Experience of a lifetime....A memory I'll never forget.

    I stayed there for an entire month right before Halloween. Just laying there in the bed I would hear footsteps in my room and I would hear crying from the bathroom. Sometimes it felt like someone was trying to sit on my bed while I was trying to sleep. I would ask the nurses and techs if they were walking in my room or if they sat on my bed, they all said no. It seems like every weekend we would hear screams from the staircase at the end of the hall. The third floor adolescent unit was definitely creepy place to live for a month. Whatever you do, if you are admitted to Mountain view hospital do not play Christian music over the radio or you won't be able to sleep at night.(this is coming from someone who enjoys all music). I was discharged on 10/10 ( Erie). But something's always drawing me back to that place. Maybe because it felt like a home I never had, or its the spirits that danced over my body while other spirts took my patient ID bracelet off my arm during my slumber wanting to feed off my energy again to feel alive.

    Posted 11/27/17

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  • Yes it is!!

    I work here and see a black mass and a woman in white hospital gown. The 5th floor is where they burned bodies infected with TB. We here footsteps and get hair pulled. We have sinks with the water come on ny itself... its seriously haunted. Im night shift VERY ACTIVE!

    Posted 7/17/17

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  • It was a great experience

    But I did see a shadowy mass

    Posted 6/13/17

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  • Mountain view is not haunted

    I have stayed here before, with many people whom experience hallucinations because of a psychiatric problem. I only have depression ocd and anxiety so I can promise you, I never seen or heard anything unusual. But nurses are up all night and do roam the halls. Not scary at all.

    Posted 4/11/17

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