Whether you are a member of Nationwide Children’s Hospital staff or one of the 3,000+ physicians who refer to us, we value your commitment to kids and Nationwide Children’s. This section of the Behavioral Health Services web site contains resources to support your assessments and referrals.
Behavioral Health physician resources include:
Pediatric Psychiatry Network, an easy-access consultation and support service provides primary care physicians the ability to access child and adolescent psychiatry decision support, education and triage services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1-877-PSY-OHIO or complete a request form at www.PedPsychiatry.org. Read the news release.
Franklin County Psychiatric Line
Physician Decision Support Line
Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit
Nationwide Children’s Hospital operates a 10-bed Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit within its Emergency Department observation unit. The unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides direct care to Franklin County youth up to age 18 in mental health crisis in need of short term crisis stabilization services.
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