Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Mental health problems are prevalent in our society. Yet, too few seek treatment. UC San Diego Health is here to help with the highest level of care and compassion.

UC San Diego Health provides expert psychiatric and behavioral care to individuals throughout the Southern California region.

Our clinicians are dedicated to helping patients and families affected by mental illness by providing state-of-the-art, evidence-based, personalized and compassionate mental health care.

Our psychiatry services include both clinic-based and hospital-based services for adults and seniors.

In addition to excellent patient care, UC San Diego Health is a top research center for psychiatric conditions and innovations in therapy.

Specialty Care

As part of the region's only academic medical center, our mental health care providers offer testing and treatment services that are not widely available elsewhere. Learn more about our expertise in:

Appointments & Referrals

Clinic Locations

Hillcrest La Jolla Rancho Bernardo
  • 16950 Via Tazon
    Note: To receive psychiatry care at this location, you must first get a referral from your Rancho Bernardo primary care physician.

Hospital Locations

Hillcrest La Jolla


UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans. Please check your eligibility of benefits with your insurance company. For some of our specialty psychiatry and behavioral health services, you may need to be an existing UC San Diego Health patient to receive care.