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Admissions

Admissions and Referrals

It starts with a phone call. When you or someone you care about is in crisis, it is hard to know what to do. The Ridge offers free assessments to make recommendations for mental health treatment and guide you to the next step. If you or someone you care about needs help with substance use disorder or mental health challenges, call The Ridge Behavioral Health System.

The Ridge accepts referrals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from individuals, family members or professionals.

Insurance Information

The Ridge accepts payment from Medicare, Medicaid (inpatient for ages 5–20 and over 65) and most commercial insurance and managed care plans. The Ridge will assist in obtaining precertification from insurance carriers for the appropriate level of care.

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Referral Information

The following information will be helpful when making a referral for services:

  • Patient information (name, address, phone number, date of birth, Social Security number, custody and/or guardian status)
  • Reason for referral
  • Treatment history
  • Current outpatient treatment provider
  • Previous psychiatric or substance use disorder treatment
  • Primary care physician
  • Insurance information

We're Here for You

The Ridge Behavioral Health System offers treatment and services for children, adolescents, adults and senior adults. We have professionals ready to help you explore the best treatment options for you or a loved one 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us toll-free at 800-753-4673 (HOPE) or 859-269-2325 for a no-cost, confidential assessment. All information is held in the strictest of confidence. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.