Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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.

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At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, our caring staff understands the fears and uncertainty that can go along with entering treatment or helping a loved one enter treatment. That is why we are here to help you every step of the way. Our commitment and passion of providing you the highest quality of treatment begins with the admissions process.

Intake Assessment

Intake Assessment Process During Admissions

The admissions department at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry always has a master’s level licensed clinician or nurse available for those who would like to schedule an assessment or learn more about any of our programs. Assessments will be performed by licensed clinicians and counselors, free of charge, in order to determine the exact level of care needed to address the patient’s current needs. The staff at Ohio Hospital will work with you to determine your individual needs and offer you treatment options that are tailored to your individual needs.

Based on the results of your assessment you will be placed in one of our following treatment programs:

  • Inpatient stabilization program for adult and geriatric populations
  • Dual-diagnosis unit for psychiatric and drug/alcohol issues
  • Outpatient partial hospitalization program
  • Intensive outpatient program
Starting the Process

Starting the Admissions Process

The experienced professionals in our admissions department are ready to assist you with navigating the different insurance policies, as we are a provider for most companies. We are also a certified Medicare provider and offer many self-pay options; we also have a financial counselor ready to assist you with any questions you may have.

Our intake staff can be reached 24 hours a day to set-up a confidential assessment and help you begin your journey to wellness and peace of mind.

Learn More

Learn More about Receiving Treatment at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry

If you are facing a mental illness, it is crucial to know that you are not alone. At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, we believe it is very important to inform our patients and their loved ones about what to expect throughout the treatment process. From admission to the transition back home, we are there for our patients every step of the way, celebrating each milestone of progress.

Release of Information Form

To download our Release of Information form, please click the link below.

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I felt alone in this world confronting my problems with my mental disorders and the addiction that I developed to cope. Fortunately, the staff at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry were able to provide me with the assistance I needed, starting with the admissions process. Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry not only changed my life, but saved it.

– Susan F.
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