Your Trusted Partner When you contact the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation as a referring professional, you can expect: A prompt response from our professional relations team A streamlined intake process to determine the best programming fit for your client Help in addressing any special concerns or needs you or your client may have regarding our programs and services Guidance for your clients in accessing the maximum health insurance benefits available Ongoing collaboration with you in your client's treatment plan and discharge recommendations to ensure continuity of care How to Start an Admission As a referring professional, your first step in starting the admissions process at one of Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's addiction treatment centers is to call our Resource Center at 1-866-831-5700. A pre-intake specialist will begin the process by collecting basic information and history and will arrange for you or your client to speak with an intake counselor. Families may also speak one of our financial counselors regarding funding. As a referent, your key contact at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation will be the clinical case manager or lead counselor. This individual will serve as your contact person during the admissions process and throughout the patient's stay. The length of the admissions process varies from program to program across the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's professional relations team also works with referents in different regions of the country. Find a team member in your area, or call 1-866-831-5700 and we can assist you in finding a team member. Our professional relations team can answer your questions about the various levels of care, treatment program options and recovery services offered throughout Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's national system of care. If you prefer to have your client contact us directly, please advise him or her to include your name and contact information as the referring professional.