OSU Wexner Medical Adds Mental Health Services

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has added mental- and behavioral-health services for patients 15 years of age and older at the Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany. Thirteen psychologists, psychiatrists and master’s-level psychotherapists now offer services on the second floor of the Heit Center. The medical center opened its Health and Fitness Center in 2014 at the Heit Center, the health and wellness facility with a holistic approach to care that encompasses a variety of services, programs, classes and activities for all ages.

The Ohio State Health and Fitness Center also features personal wellness coaching along with a large aquatics area and group exercise classes led by a team of experts. The Ohio State team includes a registered dietitian, a registered nurse, a physician, exercise physiologists, physical therapists and fitness specialists who offer specialized plans in heart health, weight loss, mobility, cancer prevention and recovery. One-on-one personal wellness coaching for ongoing support is also available. The Heit Center, 150 W. Main St., is a including primary care, sports medicine, diagnostics for adults and children, a fitness center, wellness activities and more. The nonprofit Healthy New Albany provides programming and events. Owned by the City of New Albany, the facility also features a community lounge and patio that are open to the public during business hours when not reserved for programs or events.