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Heartland Behavioral Healthcare Hospital (Massillon, Ohio)

3000 Erie Street South
Massillon, Ohio 44646
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Contact Information
Phone: (330) 833-3135
TDD: (330) 832-9991
Toll Free: (800) 783-9301
Fax: (330) 833-6564


David Colletti
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Emmanuel Nwajei
Chief Clinical Officer

Stephen Pessefall
Nurse Executive

John Stocker
Client Rights Specialist

Founded in 1898, Heartland Behavioral Healthcare (HBH) provides inpatient care for acutely mentally ill adults from northeastern Ohio. HBH is accredited by The Joint Commission. Read the Joint Commission Public Notice for Heartland Behavioral Healthcare. HBH is also certified by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Information For Family Members and Visitors

Local mental health centers refer patients to Heartland Behavioral Healthcare by determining whether someone meets criteria for admission. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide service for direct admission or "walk-ins." Please contact your local mental health center for assistance.

Services provided
Services include evaluations, intensive psychiatric care, recovery, psychiatry, psychology, social services, patient education, occupational and recreational therapy and work evaluation. In addition, our community support network and child and family services programs provide services to clients and their families residing in the community.

Family and Visitors
Family and friends are welcome to visit their loved ones but may not bring these items: alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, cans and glass items, tools, any medication, controlled substances, cameras, lethal weapons, tape recorders, CB radios and scanners, sharps, lighters or matches.

Visiting Hours
Monday through Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Weekends, 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m.

Heartland Behavioral Healthcare is a non-smoking facility. Patients, visitors and staff may not smoke on the campus grounds or in any of the buildings.

Employment Opportunities

Heartland Behavioral Healthcare is a State of Ohio government employer and is continuously recruiting for direct care staff and registered nurses. Employees contribute to Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) and receive an excellent benefits package.

For career opportunities within the Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services and other state agencies, please see the job listings on the Ohio Hiring Management System.