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

LAST UPDATED ON 12/17/2020

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 Mount Carmel Behavioral Health Hospital 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 Mount Carmel Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • 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.

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Why Choose Mount Carmel Behavioral Health?

Mount Carmel Behavioral Health is an 80-bed acute inpatient treatment center for adults who have been struggling with mental health challenges. When you choose Mount Carmel Behavioral Health in Columbus, Ohio, you can expect to receive clinically superior services provided by experienced professionals in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

Clinical Excellence

Mount Carmel Behavioral Health offers clinically superior mental health care for adult men and women

At Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, we’re dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care in the manner that best meets your specific needs. 

Mental and behavioral health disorders can be complex challenges that resist simple solutions. When you choose Mount Carmel Behavioral Health for yourself or a loved one, you can rest assured that we’ll develop and deliver the clinically sophisticated services that will promote true and lasting healing. 

Care at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health features a dynamic combination of time-tested techniques and emerging, research-supported methodologies. As the science of mental health care continues to advance, we’re proud to ensure that our patients benefit from the best that our profession has to offer. 

In addition to providing evidence-based solutions, our commitment to clinical excellence includes maintaining a warm and nurturing environment for all patients, family members, and visitors. Throughout your entire Mount Carmel Behavioral Health experience, you and your loved ones will be viewed as valued members of our family and will be treated with the utmost dignity and respect.

Comprehensive Care

Comprehensive mental health services at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health in Columbus, Ohio

In order to be most effective and beneficial, mental and behavioral health services must be comprehensive in scope and focus.  

For example, in order to promote true and lasting healing, quality mental health care must address all of the challenges that a person is experiencing. On a similar note, an effective approach to care must incorporate a variety of interventions, activities, and related services. 

While at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, you will benefit from our dedication to truly comprehensive care.  

Prior to entering our program, you will complete a detailed assessment to ensure that we’ve identified and are prepared to address all of the issues that have been preventing you from living a healthier and more satisfying life. Our professionals are skilled in a broad scope of services, so there is no risk that you will be shoehorned into a “one-size-fits-all” plan.  

At Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, you will receive the services that you need in order to achieve the brighter future that you deserve.

Personalized Services

Individualized mental health care at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health in Columbus, Ohio

At Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, our dedication to comprehensive mental health care is complemented by an unwavering commitment to personalized service. As a result of this focus, no two people will ever have identical experiences at our center in Columbus, Ohio. 

As noted in the previous section, men and women who heal with us have access to a broad scope of services. However, what makes our approach so effective is our ability to create truly customized plans for each person who is entrusted to our care.  

Throughout your time at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, you’ll work in close collaboration with a team of compassionate professionals. These experienced men and women will select the activities, interventions, and related services that will best meet your needs, and will deliver them in the manner that is best suited to helping you achieve your immediate and long-term goals. Throughout the process, they will solicit your insights and feedback, honor your perspective, and empower you to take active ownership of your care and recovery.

Continued Support

Detailed discharge planning to promote sustained long-term recovery from mental illness

Your time at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health can be a vital step on your path toward a healthier and more promising future. But we understand that acute care is just one step on your journey. For this reason, we’ll work closely with you to ensure that you have the guidance and support you need after you’ve transitioned out of our care. 

The day you arrive at our center in Columbus, Ohio, members of your team will begin to prepare for your eventual discharge. This extended planning period allows us to document your progress, identify areas that will need continued attention, and create the most detailed plan for you. 

As with all elements of care at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, the creation of your discharge plan will be personalized according to your unique strengths, needs, and goals.  

Depending upon those factors, your team may recommend step-down care via a residential, partial hospitalization, or intensive outpatient program. Other elements that may be included in your discharge plan include referrals to traditional outpatient therapy, connections with support groups near you, and information about advocacy organizations and other community-based resources. 

When you choose Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, you join a vibrant healing community that is dedicated to helping you make sustained progress and experience lasting improvements in the substance and quality of your life.   

To learn more about how Mount Carmel Behavioral Health can help you or someone you care about, contact us at your convenience. A friendly and knowledgeable member of our team is available 24/7 to answer all of your questions and help you determine if Mount Carmel Behavioral Health has the solutions you’ve been seeking.

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