Westwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc.
Offering Courage, Strength & Hope for Today!
CARF Accredited 2011-2014 in our Four Core Programs



Westwood Behavioral
Health Center, Inc.
1158 Westwood Dr.
Van Wert, Ohio 45891

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Call 419-238-3434
For an Appointment

And Also At
Westwood Behavioral
Health Center, Inc.
North Campus
501 McDonald Pike
Paulding, Ohio 45879

North Campus Office Hours
Monday through Wednesday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m
Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Call 419-399-3636
For an Appointment

24 Hour Crisis, Hotline, Information & Referral number is
1-800-523-3978


REFERRALS

A referral is not necessary. You may call to make an appointment to meet with a therapist or service provider. We do, however, accept referrals from many sources, including ministers, physicians, schools, employers and other helping agencies.



CARF Accredidation

Westwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc.
Notice of Privacy Practices

This notice describes how Protected Health Information (PHI) about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

What is Protected Health Information (PHI)

  • Anything from the past, present or future;
  • About your mental or physical health or condition;
  • That is spoken, written, or electronically recorded, and is;
  • Created by or given to anyone providing care to you; a health plan; a public health authority; your employer; your insurance company; your school or university; or anyone who processes health information about you.

Who will follow the requirements of this notice.

This notice describes our Center's practices and those of:
  • Any health care professional authorized to enter information into your Center chart.
  • All departments and units of the Center.
  • Any member of a volunteer group we allow to help you while under the care of the Center.
  • All employees, staff and other Center personnel.
  • All of the following entities, sites and locations comply with the terms of this notice. In addition, these entities, sites and locations may share PHI with each other for treatment, payment or Center operations purposes described in the notice.
    • Tri-County ADAMHS Board serving Van Wert, Mercer & Paulding Counties

Our pledge regarding Protected Health Information (PHI)

We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal. We are committed to protecting PHI about you. We create a record of the care and services you receive at the Center. We need this record to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This notice applies to all of the records of your care generated by the Center, whether made by Center personnel or staff under contract to the Center (example, psychiatrist).

This notice will tell you about the ways in which we may use and disclose PHI about you. We also describe your rights and certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of PHI.

It is important to note that this Center has been and continues to be committed to the confidentiality of all information about you and your treatment by the Center. Any use or disclosure of information about you outside the Center requires signed authorization or consent to release that information. We want you to know that we will continue this practice within the limits of confidentiality as prescribed by law.

We are required by law to:
  • Assure PHI that identifies you is kept private;
  • Give you this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PHI about you; and
  • Follow the terms of the notice that is currently in effect.