Ohio State Behavioral Health Immediate Care

in Harding Hospital

1670 Upham Drive
1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43210

614-293-8295 - Appointments

Hours Today: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Walk-in care for mental and behavioral health services

The Behavioral Health Immediate Care (BHIC) clinic at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is a behavioral health program for adults needing mental and behavioral health services bridged until they can meet with their outpatient provider. We also offer help to those needing an appointment for urgent needs.

Caution: If there is a risk of suicide or violence – Call 988

The BHIC clinic at Harding Hospital provides in-person or virtual appointments for medication management, therapy or other treatments. Concerns treated in Behavioral Health Immediate Care include:

Services may be provided on a same-day basis. Walk-in appointments are available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. or until appointments are full. All new patients will be seen via walk-in hours only. Please check in at the Harding lobby front desk upon arrival.

Learn more about Ohio State's mental and behavioral health services.

Term of Services: Receive BHIC services for two months or until appointment with ongoing outpatient provider, whichever is sooner.
Payment: Most Medicare, Medicaid and private insurances accepted. Self-Pay also available.

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  • Monday: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

To schedule an in-person or virtual appointment, call 614-293-8295. Closed during university holidays.


Patients and their visitors will pay a reduced fee for all garages in the medical center (12th Avenue, SAFEAUTO, Wexner Medical Center Garage). Parking validations can be obtained at registration or at any Information Desk located throughout the hospital. You must bring your garage ticket with you for proper validation. Free transportation is available for patients and visitors to and from the medical center parking garages and buildings. View options.

Valet Parking

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center main campus offers valet services at each of the following locations (James Cancer Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital, University Hospital and the Brain and Spine Hospital). The cost for valet is $10 per day, and there is a maximum charge of $50 for five or more consecutive days. Valet accepts cash, credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay. After your visit, you can request your vehicle by:

  • Presenting your ticket at the cashier podium
  • Calling the valet team using the phone number on your ticket
  • Scanning the QR code on your ticket
  • Using the “Text Down” feature listed on your ticket

Valet service is also available at Martha Morehouse Outpatient Care, Outpatient Care Dublin, Outpatient Care New Albany and East Hospital. Valet costs may vary per location.

Disability Parking
Handicapped accessible parking is available in the 12th Avenue Garage. Additional parking is located in the SAFEAUTO Garage at 1585 Westpark St.

Patients and visitors

Tobacco-free and weapon-free

Please note, all The Ohio State University and the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center locations, including this one, are tobacco-free and weapon-free zones.

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