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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Medical Treatment Program for Mental Health & Substance Abuse in Columbus

Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry is a proud provider of medical psychiatric treatment. 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.

Comprehensive Programming

Comprehensive Medical Treatment for Mental Health & Co-Occurring Issues

At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry in Columbus, we offer a medical treatment program for mental health and co-occurring substance abuse. Our programs are for adults and seniors who are struggling with mental health disorders, dual diagnosis, and other behavioral health concerns. We are also proud to offer our Generations program for older adults who need our help to return to the maximum state of wellness through an array of therapeutic interventions. Our therapeutic services are provided by a multidisciplinary team comprised of physicians, nurses, psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, recreational therapists, psychologists, and other supportive staff. As we are dedicated to treating the whole person, not simply the presenting symptoms, we understand that many of our adult and senior clients come to us with medical illnesses that require ongoing treatment.

Tailored Care

Individualized Care for Mental Health and Co-Occurring Drug Addiction

When clients first arrive at Ohio Hospital, they will undergo a thorough medical evaluation so that we can choose the appropriate psychiatric treatment program and create a plan of care that includes all aspects of his or her needs, including ongoing medical care. We are able to continue, adjust, or begin treatment for a number of chronic medical illnesses, which include uncontrolled type II diabetes, chronic kidney disease, hepatitis C, as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with acute exacerbation. The medical staff at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry will work individually with each client we treat to ensure that treatment for medical conditions is working and educate our clients about the importance of medication compliance in the management of both medical and mental illnesses. At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry in Columbus, we care for the whole person – mind, body, and spirit.

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