P.O. Box 29, Bowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: 419.352.5387
Fax: 419.352.3430
THE LINK CRISIS HOTLINE
419.352.1545
1.800.472.9411
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Benefits of Healthy High Self-Esteem

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How do I access services?

Learn about how you can access services at Behavioral Connections. More...

 
How do I access services?

Access services by attending our walk-in Assessment Clinic

You will meet with an assessment clinician who will learn about your concerns or difficulties and make a decision about the most appropriate treatment for you. If your concern can be better addressed by another agency (inside or outside of Wood County) we will refer you to that agency. For more specific information about our Walk-in Assessment Clinic see below.


Walk-in Assessment Clinic

Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (YOU MUST CHECK-IN BEFORE 3:00 PM to be eligible to be seen that day). Appointments are first come first serve. Please arrive as early as possible for more immediate service.

Locations:

Monday: 27072 Carronade Drive, Perrysburg, OH 43551

Tuesday: 1010 North Prospect, Bowling Green, OH 43402

Wednesday: 27072 Carronade Drive, Perrysburg, OH 43551

Friday: 1010 North Prospect, Bowling Green, OH 43402

 


Frequently Asked Questions:

What can I expect to happen at the Assessment Clinic?

1. You will meet with an Admissions Specialist who will gather demographic information, insurance information and consent forms. (This may take 20 minutes). Please bring your income verification or letter of support, a list of your current medications and your insurance card(s)

2. Meet with the Assessment Clinician. (This could take 1-2 hours)

If at all possible, we ask that you not bring young children to the assessment.

If you are court-ordered for treatment, please bring contact information so we will be able to submit your assessment to the appropriate agency/court.

 

How long will my appointment be?

We operate on a first come, first served basis. In addition certain insurance carriers may require a provider with a specific license to complete your assessement. In this case you may have to wait until an appropriate clinician is available.

 

What if I’m unable to come before 3:00 PM for the Walk-in Assessment Clinic?

You can come and sign in and tell us that you will need to be seen later in the day. Signing in and letting the Admission Specialist know that you will need to come back later for an assessment should only take 10-15 minutes of your time. The Admission Specialist will ask about your insurance coverage. .

In certain situations, we can have you complete your paperwork with the Admissions Specialist and then return on a different day for the assessment portion.

 
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CONTACT US

General calls:
419-352-5387
419-872-2419

Crisis Calls:
THE LINK
419-352-1545
1-800-472-9411

MAILING ADDRESS
P.O. Box 29
Bowling Green, OH
43402


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