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Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital or Sharp McDonald Center referrals


At Sharp Mesa Vista, we understand the importance of partnering with community providers to help patients in need. We accept referrals from primary care doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and others who feel their patients would benefit from the specialized behavioral health care we offer. Our Intake Department accepts calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Located near Sharp Mesa Vista, Sharp McDonald Center offers a comprehensive range of hospital-based addiction recovery services.

Refer a patient to Sharp Mesa Vista at 858-836-8434.

Refer a patient to Sharp McDonald Center at 1-800-734-3477.

How to refer


Request a screening

Call our Sharp Mesa Vista admissions representatives at 858-836-8434 to request a screening on behalf of your patient. We will reach out directly to your patient to schedule the assessment. For Sharp McDonald Center, call 1-800-734-3477.


Patients can self-refer to Sharp Mesa Vista

Ask your patient to call Sharp Mesa Vista at 858-836-8434 or Sharp McDonald Center at 1-800-734-3477.


Complete request form

For outpatient treatment at Sharp Mesa Vista, a provider, patient or a patient’s loved one can complete the Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital Outpatient Treatment Request Form.

For outpatient and inpatient treatment at Sharp McDonald Center, a provider, patient or a patient’s loved one can complete the Sharp McDonald Center Treatment Request Form.

Please be assured that we will respect your patient’s privacy in alignment with HIPAA regulations.

Program and services

For nearly six decades, Sharp Mesa Vista has provided treatment and support for hundreds of thousands of children, teens, adults and seniors challenged by serious mental illness and addiction. Our programs include inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient services. During our screening we assess whether we can meet the needs of your patient, and we identify the appropriate treatment and level of care. 

For 35 years, Sharp McDonald Center has been a source of hope and support for adults facing drug and alcohol addiction. We offer various services, including residential, partial hospitalization and intensive inpatient and outpatient programs.

We look forward to partnering with you and your patient on the road to recovery.