Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

About Ohio Hospital For Psychiatry

At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, we are proud of the reputation we have earned for supplying clinically excellent treatment within an environment that encourages long-term healing and recovery.

Our Units

Learn About Our Units

Geographically, Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry is centrally located in Ohio in the state capital Columbus with approximately 70 counties surrounding the hospital from which referrals are made. We are a 130 bed free-standing behavioral health facility that provides a continuum of behavioral healthcare services for adults and senior adults.

We provide crisis stabilization, medication management, group therapy, case management, and 24/hr nursing care in a safe and secure environment that is conducive to healing and recovery. Ohio Hospital consists of five separate and distinct units, including:

  • Geriatric Unit
  • Adult Behavioral Unit
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Dual Diagnosis Unit
  • Intensive Outpatient Unit

At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, we make every effort to impart our values on every aspect of our treatment. We are dedicated to providing advanced care in a compassionate environment.

Mission, Vision, Values

Learn What Sets Us Apart

  • Our Mission: Providing comprehensive behavioral health services to improve the quality of life for our patients and their families.
  • Our Vision: To be the leading provider in behavioral health recovery.
  • Our Values are what truly make us stand out. They include:
  • Family: We treat each other like family, and we empathize with and support the families who have a loved one with a mental illness.
  • Service: We treat our internal and external customers the way we would want to be treated, being especially responsive to the needs of concerned and sensitive family members whose loved one is in our care.
  • Exceptional Patient Outcomes: We diligently measure our quality of care and resulting outcomes to improve treatment delivery systems and processes that impact those outcomes.
  • Ethics: We uphold the highest standards of ethical behavior at all times.
  • Easy Access and Efficient Mental Healthcare: We make it easy for people who need care to access our treatment programs, and we are committed to improve the relationship between cost and treatment output.
  • Education and Training: We pledge to hire and develop those most qualified in our service industry.
  • Altruism: We give back to the communities in which we operate. Our people volunteer time, talent, and treasure for charitable causes, especially for the mentally ill in our communities.

Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry was the only treatment option that was able to help me make a breakthrough in improving my mental health. It was obvious that Ohio Hospital's staff were experts in their field, and everyone was great!

– Mary B.
Marks of Quality Care
Why does this matter?
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation