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

LAST UPDATED ON 10/09/2020

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.
  • 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 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

Why Choose Psychiatric Treatment at 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.

About Ohio Hospital

About Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry

At our 130-bed, free-standing behavioral health hospital, we are able to offer care to adults and seniors who grapple with a number of mental health conditions, including the following:

  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Suicidal ideations
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-harm
  • Aggression
  • Substance abuse (including dependencies on substances such as alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, prescription painkillers, and prescription medications)

Here at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, patients can not only receive treatment that will help them overcome these challenges, but they can also receive the support they need to continue to move forward with building happy, healthy lives for themselves.

Exceptional Staff

Exceptional Staff at Ohio Hospital

We believe that in order to provide our patients with the utmost quality of care, we must employ individuals who are not only well-trained and educated, but also committed and compassionate in their mission to help improve the lives of every patient with whom they work. Our multidisciplinary team of individuals consists of the following professionals:

  • Social workers
  • Nurses (including LPNs and RNs)
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Mental health professionals
  • Dietitians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Recreational therapists
  • Music therapist
Comprehensive Programming

Comprehensive Programming at Ohio Hospital

With the knowledge that each patient who is entrusted into our care has his or her own specific needs and strengths, we are devoted to ensuring that all patients’ care plans are fully tailored to meet their needs so that they can obtain the most effective treatment possible.

In order to decide what kind of treatment should be provided, all individuals will be supplied with a detailed evaluation to help pinpoint the specific concerns that they are experiencing. At the time of this evaluation, the patient will also be provided with more information regarding which level of care will be most appropriate for ensuring that he or she meets his or her treatment goals.

The types of care that we provide include the following:

  • Inpatient treatment
  • Senior inpatient treatment
  • Outpatient services
  • Detoxification services
  • Home-based services
  • Dual diagnosis treatment
Proven, Effective Therapy

Proven, Effective Therapy for Mental Health & Co-Occurring Disorders

At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, we offer therapies that are able to reach our patient base in a more effective, appropriate manner so that they can successfully achieve lasting recovery. Depending on the needs of the patient, he or she will be able to access the following services:

  • Medication management
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Experiential therapy
Distinct Units for Care

Distinct Units for Care in our Programming

At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, we are prepared to help treat those who are struggling with conditions that range from slightly problematic to crippling. We have six different units of care that help us provide the most appropriate treatment to our patients, and they include the following:

  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Crisis Stabilization Unit
  • Geriatric Unit
  • Geriatric Medical Unit
  • Dual Diagnosis Unit
  • Intensive Outpatient Unit
Our Mission

Our Mission at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry

Our hospital maintains a steadfast mission of providing comprehensive behavioral health services to improve the quality of life for our patients and their families. We strive to be a leader in the provision of behavioral health recovery, and we do so by holding tight to our values of recognizing and appreciating family, continuing to serve the needs of our patients, maintaining wholesome ethics, and giving back to the communities that we serve.

If you or a loved one is grappling with a mental health condition or a chemical dependency concern, please do not hesitate to reach out to us here at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry. Our admissions counselors are on-hand to help you or a loved one navigate the path into a life of happiness, health, and recovery.

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