Professional Referrals

As a leading provider of mental health services, Southwood Psychiatric Hospital welcomes referrals from those in the community and professionals alike. We value the relationships we have with referral sources within the community and put forth a great deal of effort to make screening, admissions, and our own referral process as efficient and thorough as possible.

Common referral sources who recommend evaluations for care at Southwood Psychiatric Hospital include, but are not limited to:

  • Parents or caregivers
  • School personnel
  • Social workers
  • Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physicians

If you are a professional in the community or a concerned loved one, feel free to contact our admissions staff, who can provide you with the following helpful information about our services:

  • Admissions criteria
  • Process of admissions
  • Disorders treated
  • Types of treatments utilized
  • Length of stay at our hospital once admitted
  • Benefits of seeking treatment at Southwood Psychiatric Hospital
  • Our discharge planning and referral process

If after gathering this information for the benefit of your child or for the purposes of making a referral to our hospital, it will be made known that our admissions staff can complete an evaluation for admissions 24/7 if Southwood Psychiatric Hospital is deemed the provider of choice. Additionally, it is apparent that a youth requires care that cannot be offered by Southwood, our staff will diligently work to help you determine a treatment provider or option that will best meet the needs of the individual requiring care. Our goal is to make sure that the most appropriate treatment is afforded to a youth and their family and we will make it a priority to link the individual needing treatment with the best suited care option available.

If you feel there is a youth who would benefit from the programming offered at Southwood Psychiatric Hospital, do not hesitate to contact us to learn more about how we can help.

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