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On-Site 24/7 Risk Assessments

On-Site 24/7 Risk Assessments

On-Site 24/7 Risk Assessments

Intermountain Hospital’s Assessment and Referral Department will answer your questions, arrange risk assessments and coordinate the admission process. Please note that we schedule our assessments and admissions by appointment to reduce wait time for clients and their families. Prior to arriving at Intermountain, please call us at 208-377-8400 to schedule a time that is convenient for you.

For your convenience, virtual visits and assessments via telehealth technology are also available. Virtual visits allow you to speak with a healthcare provider using a phone, tablet or computer from the comfort of your own home. For more information about setting up a telehealth visit, please call us at 208-377-8400.

  • Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for risk assessments
  • Ages 12 years and older
  • A Registered Nurse or Social Worker provides all risk assessments
  • Risk assessments are provided by appointment
  • Clients are assessed and referred to the appropriate level of care which may be at Intermountain Hospital or another community resource for inpatient services
  • If the risk assessment results in a recommendation for admission, admission will occur immediately following assessment

When you call, please be sure to have the following patient information on hand to ensure a smooth admission process:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Birthdate
  • Behavioral issues and problems
  • Active medical problems
  • Past pertinent medical history
  • Current medications, including those prescribed by a psychiatrist
  • School records (if applicable)
  • Copies of any psychological testing completed
  • History of any encounters with law enforcement agencies

In addition, please have the following insurance information available to allow our offices to research your insurance policy so you may minimize your out-of-pocket expenses:

  • Insurance Company Name
  • Policy Number
  • Group Number
  • Effective Date of Coverage
  • Policy Holder
  • Group or Company Name of Policy Holder