Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire offers free mental health assessments to adults, adolescents and children. The Care Center clinical staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to respond to your needs.

  • A licensed clinician will be available to answer your referral calls or meet with individuals to provide a thorough and completely confidential assessment.
  • The confidential assessment is provided free of charge.
  • Referral services are based upon individual treatment needs.
  • The Care Center staff will complete the admission process and provide recommendations to meet the patient’s personal needs and assist the family with support, education and information.

How to refer a patient

Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire offers free mental health and substance abuse assessments. If treatment is advised, we can assist with admission to a Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire program or recommend other treatment options in the community.

The Care Center clinical staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to respond to calls. Private, confidential assessments and referral information is provided at no charge.

Patients can be referred to BHB by many professionals and organizations in the community such as; primary care physicians, mental health providers, emergency services clinicians, case managers, employee assistance programs, family members, community agencies, hospitals, clergy, friends and patients themselves.

When calling the Care Center to refer someone for a free assessment, please provide the following information so that we can best serve the patient.

  • Your name, relationship to the patient and phone number. A brief description of the patient’s problem and reasons for referral.
  • Patient’s name, date of birth, social security number, address, and phone number.
  • Insurance company, insured’s name, policy number, company phone number (if available)
  • Any special instructions regarding treatment program, doctor preference, release of information or follow-up with you if you are a clinician.
  • What time we can schedule the patient to be assessed.

Financial Assistance

The Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire accepts most insurance, including Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare.