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Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Options Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Options Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

What to Bring to Treatment

This page outlines items you are required to bring to treatment, suggested clothing items to bring with you, and items that are not permitted at our facility. Personal products will be stored in a designated area.

Required Items

Options requires all patients to bring the following items in order to begin treatment at our center:

  • Current ID
  • Health Insurance Information
  • Contact Information (Health Providers & Family)

Clothing Items & Guidelines

When you arrive on the unit, your personal belongings will be checked in by a mental health tech. You will be allowed to keep your clothing in your room. The following list of clothing is suggested:

  • 5 pairs of pants or shorts
  • 5 t-shirts/undershirts
  • 5 regular shirts
  • 7 pairs of underwear
  • 2 sweat shirts or sweaters (no hoodies)
  • 3 bras (no under wires)
  • 7 pairs of socks
  • 1 pair of slippers
  • 2 pairs of pajamas
  • 2 pairs of tennis shoes
  • 2 pairs P.E. shorts or sweat pants
  • 1 coat, pair of gloves and hat
  • Clothing must be in good repair (no holes/tears) and in good taste.
  • Shorts must be at least fingertip length (shorts must be worn under dresses or skirts).
  • Clothing with drug, alcohol, satanic, violence, gang, or sexually inappropriate themes are not allowed.
  • Belts and ties in clothing are not allowed.
  • No sagging or unbuttoned pants.
  • Shoes or slippers must be worn at all times.
  • Weather appropriate clothing is expected when going outdoors.
  • All inappropriate clothing will be marked with your name and stored for family to pick up or until you are discharged.
  • All clothing must provide adequate coverage.
  • During the orientation period, no jewelry will be allowed.

Items That Aren't Permitted

  • Hygiene products that contain alcohol are not permitted.
  • No glass items are permitted.
  • Flat irons, curling irons, and hair dryers may be used with staff supervision.
  • Shaving is permitted with staff supervision.
  • No sharp items permitted, including staples/paper clips.
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Proven Treatment Methods

Experienced staff and clinical excellence have made Options Behavioral Health the most recognized mental health and psychiatric disorder treatment hospital in Indianapolis, and we look forward to providing our services for years to come.

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Mental health disorders and issues don’t stop at 5 p.m., and neither should your treatment. Our expert clinical staff and caring support staff are here to provide you or your loved one with the highest quality of treatment 24/7/365.

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