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Psychiatric Services at University Health System
Psychiatric Services

We believe the best care can only be accomplished through a interdisciplinary team approach. University Health System and the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio provide patients with the highest quality mental health services possible.

Inpatient Acute Services (Adult Only)

  • Treatment of all major psychiatric illnesses, dual diagnosis and withdrawal from alcohol and drugs
  • Treatment team consisting of The UT Health Science Center medical school faculty, masters prepared social workers, registered nurses and case managers
  • "STAR" Program emphasizes Safety, Treatment, Assessment
  • and Research
  • Research on new medication and other therapies
  • Brief cognitive therapy approach
  • All-RN professional nursing staff

Emergency Room Psychiatric Services

  • 24-hour emergency screening, treatment and referral by a trained psychiatric and addictions health team including physicians, nurses, social workers and technicians

Adult Outpatient Services

  • Diagnostic evaluation
  • Physician follow-up
  • Dual diagnosis services
  • Assessment and referral for detoxification
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy/counseling
  • Education
  • Family interventions
  • Telephone triage
  • Intensive outpatient program
  • Nursing services
  • Special clinic for thought disordered patients
  • Special clinic for complex mood disorder patients
  • A women's mental health clinic for mentally ill pregnant women and/or mental ill mothers of young children
  • Opportunities for UHS patients to participate in UTHSCSA-sponsored research projects making available state of the art treatment

Child and Adolescent Services

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Medication Management
  • Group/Family/Individual Social Skills Training
  • Parenting/Support Groups
  • Individual Parent Support
  • In-home Parent Training
  • Group/Family/Individual Counseling (available in school upon request)
  • Crisis Screening & Evaluation
 

PUBLIC NOTICE:

UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 4.12 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $2.00.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE:

UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 4.12 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $2.00.

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