Behavioral & Mental Health Care

Emergency Help Available 24/7

For a mental health emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. You can also call the San Diego Crisis Line at 888-724-7240 for confidential, free support.

UC San Diego Health Emergency Departments

If you or a loved one is struggling with a behavioral mental health condition, you are not alone.

These conditions are common and treatable. Look to us to compassionately diagnose and treat your behavioral or mental health condition. UC San Diego Health's mental health professionals are experts in their fields, actively working to advance evidence-based care.

Specialty Care Programs

As part of an academic medical system, we offer focused programs for select mental health conditions. These programs offer you a higher level of expertise and care than is generally available at community hospitals and medical centers.

When to See a Mental Health Professional

Behavioral and mental health conditions often go undiagnosed and untreated. You are encouraged to seek professional help if you feel "off" or have any of the following:

  • Anxiety or depression
  • Attention or concentration difficulties
  • Changes in sleep and appetite
  • Changes in behavior or personality
  • Social withdrawal or loss of interest in appearance

Mental Health Care Services

We offer a range of services to meet your specific needs and preferences, including:

Because certain issues may be common to your stage of life, we offer services specifically tailored to:

Behavioral Health Plans Accepted

We accept behavioral health insurance and most insurance plans that are offered to UC San Diego Health employees. You're encouraged to verify that UC San Diego Health is an in-network provider.

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