Our Professional Referral Process

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital and Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital for Children & Teens are proud to partner with professionals throughout Chicagoland. Our ability to collaborate with esteemed behavioral health professionals allows us to increase access to care for those in need.At Montrose, we offer an easy referral process for providers, agencies, and nonprofits, as well as opportunities for you to stay connected with the patient throughout the treatment process. 

Who We Partner With

There are many professionals throughout our community who are dedicated to providing exceptional clinical care for patients in need. Some of our most common professional referral sources are individual outpatient providers such as therapists, social workers, psychiatrists, and general medical professionals. We also partner with community-based counseling agencies and nonprofit mental health organizations such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).  

We frequently collaborate with the Chicago Police Department, Chicago neighborhood organizations, residential treatment facilities, schools and education facilities, and other inpatient hospitals. Additionally, we often receive referrals from former or recurring Montrose patients. 

The Screening, Assessment and Support Services (SASS) is a statewide system that provides services for children and adolescents who are struggling with mental health crises. The SASS provides another crucial partnership to assist the team at Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital for Children & Teens in helping young people get the treatment they need.  

Our Referral Process

At Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital and Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital for Children & Teens, we strive to make the referral process one that is seamless and straightforward, as we recognize the importance of getting patients into the appropriate level of care as quickly as possible. We pride ourselves on offering timely and transparent communication as strong working relationships are built.  

To develop successful partnerships, our business development team actively attends special community, charity, and political events. We make an effort to regularly visit potential referral agencies, including police districts, schools, and local hospitals. Our business development team also offers tours for external agencies to showcase our facility and highlight members of our behavioral health team. 

We offer events for internal and external clinical professionals within the community to earn CEUs and grow professionally. 

Partnering with Us

When choosing to work with the teams at Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital and Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital for Children & Teens, you can trust that your patient will receive the utmost in clinically excellent care. We will work closely with you to ensure that your patient receives a steady continuum of treatment once they leave our facility and return to your care.  

We encourage all patients to complete the appropriate consent forms so that we can remain in ongoing communication with you throughout their time in treatment. We also ask that referral sources participate in therapeutic support meeting sessions and the discharge planning process.  

If you are interested in partnering with us, we encourage you to contact us at any time that is convenient for you. We are available 24/7 for your questions and referrals.