Our Admissions Department at Baton Rouge Behavioral hosptial is staffed with compassionate behavioral healthcare professionals. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We provide assessment, evaluation, level-of-care determination, and referrals to community resources based on clinical needs. Our assessments and consultations are free and confidential.

Steps of The Admissions Process

Step 1: Patients, caregivers or referral sources call our friendly admissions specialists

Step 2: Intake Assessment will be performed

Step 3: Benefits Verification and financial obligarion discussion

Step 4: Clinical Screening 

Step 5: Transportation Scheduling

How do I Refer Someone to Baton Rouge Behavioral Hospital?

We accept referrals from social workers, case managers, employee assistance programs (EAPs), insurance companies, managed care organizations, coaches, friends, family members, self-referrals, clergy, psychiatrists, and physicians.

Referrals are completely confidential, and we will only share information with those whom you indicate, and your referring physician (if you are referred by one).*

We also accept patients under an Emergency Detention Warrant, Peace Officer’s Warrant, and Order of Protective Custody.

Referrals are completely confidential, and we will only share information with those whom you indicate and your referring physician (should you be referred by one). In special circumstances, we may need to share certain information with probate officers or caretakers, as the law requires.

We are an approved provider for Medicare, Louisiana Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna Insurance, and most other insurance providers and managed care systems. Admission transportation is available.

Baton Rouge Behavioral Hospital staff members do not discriminate in accepting patients based on ethnic or national origin, race, religion, disability, age, or gender.

If you’re ready to start your path toward a better life, call Baton Rouge Behavioral Hospital today at (225) 300-8470

To conduct a patient assessment, we will need the following information:

  • Patient’s full name, date of birth, and social security number
  • Patient’s insurance card
  • Patient’s drug and alcohol addiction history
  • Patient’s mental health history

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Please note: For medical emergencies, please call 911. For other urgent matters, please call our admissions line (225) 300-8470. Submissions after-hours, weekends, or holidays may experience a longer response time.

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