UC San Diego Health helps individuals and families affected by mental health concerns and illness, with effective and compassionate mental health care.
If you have never seen a mental health care professional, you can make an appointment by calling 858-534-7792 (PSYC) and come talk to someone who can put you or a loved one on a path to well-being.
Please note that some of our programs are only available to UC San Diego Health patients.
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General Psychiatry Services
We deliver evidence-based approaches to help people of all ages improve quality of life and daily life functioning. We have services for:
Specialty Care for Specific Conditions
General Psychiatry Services for Adults
We treat a range of common mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, and issues related to work or relationships.
Our patients benefit from having a care plan that draws on the expertise of licensed psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologists and clinical social workers. We provide outpatient medication evaluation and management, as well as goal-focused individual, group and couple’s therapy.
If you need
specialized care services, including
hospital-based services, we can refer you to the right provider.
Signs that May Indicate the Need for Help
Mental health issues often go unrecognized and undiagnosed. Some signs that a person could benefit from evaluation and potential treatment include:
- Social withdrawal
- Sleep and appetite changes
- Loss of interest in appearance
- Changes in behavior or personality
- Attention or concentration difficulties
How to Become a Patient
General adult psychiatry appointments require internal referral from a UC San Diego Health provider.
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Patient Rights and Responsibilities
All patients at UC San Diego Health have important patient rights, which we value and respect.