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Below please find a list of frequently asked questions for Bloomington Meadows Hospital. We’re dedicated to providing excellent care for children, adolescents, and adults in our mental inpatient, acute mental health and addictions treatment programs. Browse our FAQ below and contact us for additional information.

Yes. Families are encouraged to call the hospital for information / updates at any time. Please realize that direct care staff working in the evenings may not have discharge information for you, but we encourage you to utilize your therapist as a resource for information during the treatment process. Patients may not be available for calls at times outside of scheduled phone times due to pre-scheduled groups and activities. The nurse working with your family member can update you at any time regarding behaviors and progress.

Phone times are as follows:

  • Youth Acute (12 & Under): Monday – Friday 5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Youth Acute (13 & Older): Monday – Friday 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Adults: Daily 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Phone numbers to call: 812-331-8000 | 800-972-4410

For privacy reasons, you will need to have a patient ID# and be listed on the patients’ approved call list in order to be connected to a patient while they are at Bloomington Meadows Hospital.

Visitation Guidelines
At Bloomington Meadows Hospital, we believe that contact and family involvement are a vital part of the healing process. Support networks not only provide an important comfort to patients, but also serve the important role of raising the spirits of individuals at a difficult time in their lives. Please follow the guidelines below to ensure visitation remains therapeutic, safe, and enjoyable:

  • Visitors must be listed on the Patient Consent sheet (completed by legal guardian) and have photo ID in order to visit.
  • Patients are limited to 3 visitors per visit, this is to ensure that our patients, staff, and visitors are kept safe. Groups of more than 3 will need to split visitation times.
  • Visitors must be 5 years of age or older. Infants and toddlers will not be permitted to visit. Please be mindful that this is for the safety of our patients and visitors alike.
  • No purses or bags are allowed during visitation, please leave these items in your vehicle (but remember to bring in your photo ID).
  • Cellular/smart phones are strictly prohibited to ensure patient privacy and follow federal regulations.
  • No outside food is allowed, this is to maintain the milieu environment.
  • If you have any requests outside of these parameters, please have them approved by the patient’s therapist prior to visitation. The therapist will relay special requests to reception staff.

Visitation Hours
Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to visitation start time; late arrivals result in delays/shortened visitation time. If you are bringing patient belongings, please arrive 20-30 minutes early to complete necessary inventory form. Thank you!

Youth (Ages 5 – 17)

  • Tuesday 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
  • Thursday 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
  • Saturday 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  • Sunday 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Adult (Ages 18 & Older)

  • Tuesday 7:20 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.
  • Thursday 7:20 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.
  • Saturday 2:20 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Sunday 2:20 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Help is Just a Phone Call Away

We cannot offer diagnosis, counseling or recommendations online, but an Assessment and Referral specialist is available 24 hours/7 days a week at 812-331-8000. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you prefer to contact us via email, please click here to fill out a request information form.