Why Choose Portage Path?

Why Choose PPBH

When you’re looking for someone to help you sort through life’s issues, you want more than 60 minutes of small talk. You want an experienced professional who will patiently listen to you, expertly help you figure out what’s going on, and quickly help you find solutions. You want Portage Path.

We Find The Right Fit For You

Portage Path Behavioral Health has the most complete team of professionals in the Akron area, with over 70 licensed clinicians from every treatment discipline. Because of this, we can match you with the right therapist who will help you get the most from treatment. We’re committed to continuous quality improvement, and we regularly bring in experts who train our staff on the latest practices and methods.

At Portage Path, you won’t be referred somewhere else if you need medication. We have 16 Psychiatrists and 6 Advanced Practice Nurses working with us, making sure that your therapy coordinates with your medication. These days, with the effectiveness of behavioral drugs, many people get better faster by supplementing their care with medication. In addition, we have a pharmacy on-site at our Akron Center, so you can get your prescriptions filled right here.

We Have A Full Array Of Services

If you need specialty services, we’ve got that too. We offer over 10 different group programs, where you can learn new techniques and gain support and insight from people going through the same kinds of things as you are, and we also have Pathways, which provides a safe, structured environment where you can work on essential skills and regain a sense of hopefulness about the future. If you ever have a psychiatric emergency, our Psychiatric Emergency Services is a 24/7 facility that provides emergency evaluation and crisis stabilization. We also offer a free, 24/7 SUPPORT Hotline in case you need someone to talk to.

If you need primary care, it’s available at our Akron Center, through a partnership with AxessPointe Community Health Center.

You Have The Support Of An Entire Team Of Professionals

When you receive care at Portage Path, you have a team behind you. Our outpatient services are organized into multi-disciplinary teams comprised of all types of clinical professionals – licensed counselors, social workers, psychologists, nurses, and psychiatrists. Outpatient teams meet every week to review cases and make sure our care is top notch.

Unlike some competitors, services at Portage Path aren’t just good because we say they’re good, our quality is certified by the Joint Commission, the most prestigious accrediting body that assesses healthcare companies. The Joint Commission is the same organization that makes sure hospitals are providing quality care. All services provided at Portage Path are completely confidential.

Thank you for considering Portage Path Behavioral Health.
We look forward to helping you feel better.