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

Dual Diagnosis Inpatient Treatment Program for Substance Abuse in Columbus

Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry is a proud provider of substance abuse treatment for those suffering from drug addiction. Located in Columbus, Ohio Hospital provides treatment programs for adults and seniors looking for lasting recovery from mental health and co-occurring drug addiction issues.

Co-Occurring Treatment

Co-Occurring Substance Abuse Treatment

Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry’s dual diagnosis inpatient treatment program in Columbus provides mental health services for adults who have a secondary condition of substance abuse, dependence, or addiction. This program focuses on mental health stability while also treating the individual for alcohol/drug issues. The dual diagnosis program offers intensive treatment over a short period of time to enhance each individual’s coping strategies and skills to effectively manage life’s challenges.

Our Approach

The Treatment Approach in our Dual Diagnosis Program

Our dual diagnosis program at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry in Columbus is for patients whose primary diagnosis is a mental health disorder with substance abuse or addiction as a secondary condition. We are not a detoxification program. We utilize an interdisciplinary approach with our nursing team assisting in the development of individualized, goal-directed nursing care through the use of the Nursing Process.

The wide variety of treatment programs at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry truly sets them apart from other treatment options in the area! They were able to give me the comprehensive therapy others could not.

– Chad C.
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