The behavioral health team at University of Miami Health System cares for the unique mental health needs of patients of different ages, and life stages.
Our sub-specialty trained psychiatry team leads or takes part in multidisciplinary teams in major centers and programs, offering services for:
- Children and adolescents: inpatient, outpatient, and crisis emergency services for children and teens
- Older adults/seniors: research-based mental health care related to early Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive (thinking) function
- Patients with medical illness: psychiatry care for mental health issues that co-exist with medical and surgical illness, such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, and solid organ transplants
- Women of reproductive age: care for women and families with mental health needs associated with infertility, pregnancy, and post-partum (after birth)
Why Choose UHealth?Personalized psychiatry services. We offer customized evaluations and treatment for bipolar and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress syndrome, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders. You get care designed just for your unique physical, emotional, and social needs.
Active clinical research into medicines for mental illness. We have state-of-the-art research labs dedicated to studying the safety and effectiveness of medicines for a variety of mental health disorders. We also research the effects age, gender, and co-existing medical conditions have on medicines for mental illness. You can trust you’ll get safe, proven treatments.
Extra support for families and caregivers. As part of major centers and programs, our dedicated teams help you find community resources and programs when you need them most. We offer hope and family healing with support groups, relaxation programs for caregivers, and much more.