Samaritan Behavioral Health

For Physician Referrals

Thank you for referring your patients to us. We are committed to providing them with the best care possible. We are also committed to helping you better serve your patients in the mental health and substance abuse areas. Several tools are available to help do this:

Referral Form (35 KB Word doc) provides an online version of our standard referral form that you can download and print when referring patients to us.

Patient Education Materials covering a variety of mental health and substance abuse topics are available for you to download and print. You may need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Related Web Sites:

National Center for Trauma-Informed Care

The Center for Mental Health Services’ (CMHS’s) National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC) assists publicly-funded agencies, programs, and services provide a more supportive, comprehensively integrated, and empowering environment for trauma survivors. This web site provides resources, technical assistance, and training for professionals to raise awareness, help educate others, and foster a deeper understanding of the impact of trauma.

Minds Matter is a 3 year project sponsored by Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM), Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS), and BEACON the (Best Evidence for Advancing Childhealth in Ohio Now!). This initiative is focused on children. Many children on Medicaid have complex behavioral health care needs, particularly children in foster care.

Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Bipolar Disorder

This section of the American Psychiatric Association’s website is the practice guideline for treating patients with bipolar disorder. It includes treatment recommendations, disease definitions, acute treatment, maintenance treatment, and psychosocial interventions.

Schizophrenia Resource Center*

This section is part of the Medscape website, which is devoted to a variety of clinical content, selected by the site’s editors. Content includes conference highlights, articles by experts, and much more.

*To access this extensive collection of information, you may need to register, which is free.

Have questions? Call 937-734-8333 or send us an email. Your question will be answered within one business day.