Outpatient Mental Health Care
Outpatient mental health services are in the community and close to home. They may be provided at clinics or medical offices. Patients can access a full range of services to help with emotional and behavioral challenges.
What are outpatient mental health services?
Outpatient mental health care includes evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for both adults and children. Talk to your primary care provider if you are considering outpatient mental health care for you or a loved one.
Outpatient services can provide a diagnosis for and help treat many mental health disorders, including:
- Anxiety disorders
- Chronic mental illnesses
- Co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders
Speak with your primary care provider if you or a loved one needs outpatient mental health care. Outpatient mental health services helps patients in a number of ways. Patients who seek outpatient services can get care with:
- Psychiatric evaluations and consultations
- Medication management
- Diagnostic testing
- Counseling and talk therapies
- Educational programs
- Case management
- Integrative treatment
- Complementary therapies