Comprehensive Care for Psychiatric and Behavioral Health

If this is an emergency, please dial 911. If you are having suicidal thoughts, please call 800-442-HOPE. Our local crisis response hotline is 800-796-6762. They can provide immediate and confidential help. You may also visit the Crisis Response Center, 2802 E. District, Tucson, Ariz., 85714, at any time of the day or night.

Our behavioral health providers cannot make clinical assessments, discuss confidential patient matters, or make recommendations via email. If you wish to speak with one of our behavioral health providers, you may make an appointment at either of our outpatient clinics. Locations, hours and appointment phone numbers are located on our website.

The University of Arizona Medical Center has the largest psychiatric inpatient service in Southern Arizona. That speaks to our commitment to helping you diagnose, treat and recover from debilitating mental and behavioral illnesses that affect you and your family.

Our inpatient and outpatient services and programs for adults and children use a team approach that is individualized and sensitive to your needs and situation. We expertly treat emotional disorders that include:
  • Acute psychiatric conditions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Danger to self or others
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Isolative or withdrawn behavior
  • Chemical dependence and behavioral addictions

The Behavioral Health Pavilion combines psychiatric and behavioral health services from The University of Arizona Medical Center, Pima County and Community Partnership of Southern Arizona in one location for a wide range of inpatient and outpatient care. These include:
  • Emergency department dedicated to handling acute mentally ill patients
  • Psychiatric urgent care
  • Inpatient units
  • Psychiatric outpatient clinics for diagnosis, medication and therapy
  • Crisis Response Center, which fields phone calls on psychiatric emergencies and information requests about behavioral health

Outpatient clinics and emergency or crisis services also are available at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus.

We encourage patients, families and caregivers to be active, involved and informed in the treatment and recovery process. Our opportunities for patients to participate in psychiatric research extend our knowledge of the latest treatments that we apply when appropriate.

Clinical Trials

The University of Arizona conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials that support our commitment to improving patient care. For more information, visit The University of Arizona Clinical Trials site.

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