Blueridge Vista is a behavioral health hospital serving adults and seniors in a contemporary healing environment

Call 513.841.3001 to learn more

REFERRAL LINE: 513.841.3018

In light of the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in our area, BlueridgeVista and our family of hospitals continue to pay close attention to all reports and recommendations surrounding the COVID-19 virus. We remain diligent in our efforts to protect our patients and team members.


Visitation hours may vary, please call us directly for visitation information.


If you have any questions, please contact the building administration at 513-841-3001.

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Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – they are a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources.
Click here to take the screening.

Our behavioral health hospital serves the adult and geriatric population in a contemporary, healing environment. We specialize in providing care to individuals struggling with emotional challenges, life changes and behavioral health issues such as anxiety, depression and anger triggered by loss or illness.


What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

I liked it here. I got to know some nice people.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

I saw both day and evening shifts. I was so happy to see that all of them cared. This is not an easy thing to fake.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

One-on-one time with staff, doctors, nurses and aides.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

It’s the ‘GO TO’ place when I need help.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

Showing me that participating helped me to stay well.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

Two thumbs up for staff! Dealt with high demands from patients. Staff were patient, confident, possessed great training and skills.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

Every person to whom I spoke listened, was interested and took care in what I said and expressed.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

Food was very good with the exception of breakfast and snacks... they were out of this world!

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

Blueridge Vista is a peaceful place.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

Everyone was kind to our mother. Thanks for your great care. Nice staff and good availability.

What do you feel was the most helpful aspect of the program?

Staff are kind-spirited. Taking the time to paint my mother’s fingernails.

The Blueridge Vista Mission and Vision


To inspire hope and deliver holistic care to those in need of behavioral health services in a contemporary and healing environment; one that is conducive to providing the life skills needed to regain stability and independence, utilizing a passionate and highly trained team of professionals.


To be known as the premier provider of behavioral health services in the region, one that others look to as the lighthouse of excellence.


Blueridge Vista cares for a broad range of emotional needs while specializing in the care of seniors, adults, and the many co-occurring medical conditions that can accompany aging.

Comprehensive Psychiatric Assessment

Your loved one will be assessed by a psychiatrist that specializes in understanding the treatment needs of our adult population. Current emotional, functional and medication needs will be evaluated and addressed during the inpatient stay.

Individualized Treatment Plan

Our team will work with you and your loved one to establish a plan of care that is both comprehensive and effective. We do this on a one-on-one basis, as well as in a treatment team setting. After our initial assessment, we will establish both short and long term goals that support both the ongoing behavioral health needs and the individual patient and family preferences and goals. Please ask to speak to a Care Coordinator to schedule time to meet with the treatment team.

24-Hour Nursing Care for Assessment Monitoring

Registered Nurses are available 24/7 to provide support, education and structure to the unit population, monitor the medication and care needs of your loved one, and supervise treatment programming. An RN is available for questions in person during all visitation times and via the phone after hours.

Medication Management & Education

Our medical staff includes both psychiatry and internal medicine physicians with geriatric specialty training. They work together to provide for the physical and behavioral needs of your loved one. After conducting a comprehensive assessment, the best medication to treat the presenting symptoms will be prescribed. Education and monitoring related to medications is provided by our physicians, on site pharmacist and RN’s.

Symptom Management

Assessments are conducted three times a day to ensure that symptoms and behaviors are managed with the most current information and stats.

Nutritional Consultation

Blueridge Vista Health and Wellness provides three nutritious meals a day as well as three scheduled snacks. A registered dietitian will evaluate special dietary restrictions and needs to ensure ongoing nutritional support.

Therapeutic Interventions that Promote Stress Reduction

Over five hours of therapeutic treatment and recreation therapy is scheduled daily. Our team focuses on increasing coping skills, reducing behaviors that limit socialization and exercise and recreation therapy to maintain the highest level of patient functioning.

Exercise Therapy

Groups are conducted to increase physical endurance and maintain active involvement while in our hospital. Weather permitting, we utilize our handicap accessible outdoor courtyard for activities and exercise.

Expressive Therapy

Music, art therapy and other forms of expressive therapy are conducted on a biweekly basis. Expressive therapy helps to engage your loved ones in memories and feeling that support their journey to recovery.

Family Participation

We value and encourage feedback and participation from families, and other supportive individuals, to maintain social connections and supports

Discharge Planning

Our care coordinators work with family preferences and referring facilities to ensure a comprehensive and supportive discharge plan. Planning takes into consideration patient and family preferences as well as the treatment needs of the individual. For more information, ask to speak to our Director of Nursing or one of our care coordinators.


  • Aging/failing memory
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety and nervousness
  • Change in eating/sleep patterns
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Mental health crisis with co-occuring detox needs
  • Change transitions
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Medication education
  • Acute psychosis
  • Risk of harm in self or others

Family Visitation

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday
4:00pm – 5:00pm

We always welcome family members to provide support and meet with our inpatient clinical team members. The visitation is limited so our team can focus on the treatment needs of your loved ones. provide support and meet with our inpatient clinical team members. The visitation is limited so our team can focus on the treatment needs of your loved ones.

We invite family members to meet with the treatment team by appointment.

SteppingStone at Blueridge Vista is our outpatient program designed to promote the self-reliance and confidence needed for individuals to integrate back into the community.


We offer the appropriate follow-up support to continue and reinforce the life skills and clinical therapies learned during their stay at Blueridge Vista.

We also offer treatment and therapy to individuals that may not need hospitalization, but who will benefit from the structured programming on a daily basis.

Newly Renovated Hospital

Private Resort-style Amenities

Restaurant-style Dining experience

Enclosed Courtyard Garden



How to make a referral

1. Call referral line: 513.841.3018


2. Fax patient information: 513.605.6889


3. Once the information is received, our staff will verify insurance and contact our Physician.


4. The Medical Director will be presented with the information and will determine if admission to our setting is appropriate and meets criteria.


5. We strive for direct admissions, though there may be circumstances when the patient needs to be medically cleared through an Emergency Department.


Not appropriate for admissions

Acute medical or surgical illnesses that may prevent participation in active treatment programs.


Blueridge Vista does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services, and activities, or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the facility’s Section 504 Coordinator at 513.841.3014.


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Referral Line:

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5500 Verulam Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45213

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BlueRidge Vista Health & Wellness complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.