A Continuum of Services...


Our focus is on care that is efficiently provided, delivers effective outcomes and is accessible in the right amount, at the right time and for the right duration.


The first step is to perform an evaluation in order to identify needs and determine if Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio is the appropriate organization to meet the individual’s needs. If so, we have a complete treatment program that can be customized for each individual.

Case Management

Services are provided for adults who have a severe mental illness, youth with a severe emotional disorder, and adults/youth with substance abuse/dependency. Case Managers provide individualized interventions that include skill development, advocacy, linkage to medical services, housing, benefits, social activities and other community resources.

Community Housing Assistance

We provide assistance with rent and/or deposits for adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Crisis Intervention

Services are provided 24/7 for youth and adults experiencing a mental health or alcohol/drug crisis. To access Crisis Intervention Services, please call:

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
740.522.8477 or
1.877.593.6330 (toll free)

All other times, including holidays,
dial 211 or
(toll free)


Employee Assistance Services

Mental health and drug/alcohol issues that surface “on-the-job” cause decreased productivity, accidents, and increased supervisory time. This program assists businesses in establishing job-based programs in the workplace to identify troubled employees and provide support services.

Intensive Community-Based Teams

This comprehensive team approach provides services to the most at-risk and high-need adults. Multiple professionals work together to coordinate treatment services and to provide the most effective interventions for each individual’s needs.

Intensive Home-Based Treatment

Therapy services are provided to the entire family in their home. These services are designed to address the needs of the most high-risk youth and their families to improve family functioning and promote school success.


Medical services are provided to meet the psychiatric needs of youth and adults with a mental illness. Psychiatrists and Advance Practice Nurses prescribe and monitor medication based on a psychiatric evaluation.

Outpatient Therapy

Mental health and alcohol/drug treatment services are provided for youth and adults including group therapy, family therapy and individual therapy.

Representative Payee

This program provides financial management assistance and education to clients who receive benefits from the Social Security Administration and need help managing their personal bills.

Residential Alcohol/Drug Treatment

Severe alcohol/drug dependent adults receive substance abuse treatment services along with supportive services to gain employment and safe long-term housing while living in a supervised residential program.

Residential Housing

Safe, secure and supervised housing is provided for adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

School Based Programming

Mental health specialists provide consultative and therapy services to youth in schools throughout the community. School personnel receive consultation and education about mental illness and substance abuse.


This program helps adults and youth obtain and maintain employment through skill building, career exploration, job placement and job retention activities.

We are a private, not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization that provides integrated mental health and addiction treatment services for youth, adults and families.

How do I report an allegation of sexual abuse or harassment?

If you feel that you are being sexually abused or sexually harassed or believe that someone else is being sexually abused or sexually harassed you can report it to our PREA Coordinator, Trista Howard, in person at 65 Messimer Drive, or by phone 740.788.0287, toll free at 1.877.593.6330, or email tristahoward@bhcpartners.org. You also have the option of reporting anonymously outside the organization to Mental Health & Recovery for Licking and Knox Counties, 1435-B W. Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055, 740.522.1234 or toll free at 1.866.559.6650.p>
To access our agencies final PREA auditor reports for Courage House and Spencer House please click on the appropriate facility.
Courage House Click this Link: http://www.bhcpartners.org/sites/default/files/Courage%20House%20Auditor...
Spencer House Click this Link:
To access annual aggregated sexual abuse data, please contact PREA Coordinator, Trista Howard at the above contact information.

24/7 Crisis Help

If you or someone you know is in a mental health or alcohol/drug crisis, please call Crisis Intervention Services:

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
740.522.8477 or
1.877.593.6330 toll free.

All other times, including holidays,
dial 211 or
345-HELP (4357) or
1.800.544.1601 toll free