• Slide 4 - Perinatal

    We provide perinatal mental health services for women during pregnancy and after giving birth, to support women during this vulnerable time for developing mental health issues.

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    We have the only five-year program in the nation for young people struggling through the early stages of serious mental illness, Early Psychosis Intervention Center (“EPICenter”).

  • Story Slide IPC

    We have developed Integrated Psychosocial Care (IPC), a collaborative approach to treatment. You, your physicians, and other healthcare team members work together to care for your physical and emotional needs.

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    We are very much aware of living in an exceptionally diverse part of the country. We see introducing our students to the mental health challenges of underserved populations as part of our core mission.

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    We provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and care for children and adolescents through the age of 17. We work with the child and family together to optimize care and pay special attention to education, nutrition, lifestyle and cultural factors.

  • Story Slide 3

    We offer a state-of-the art multi-modality neurotherapeutics program in Southern Arizona. Experts in neurotherapy work together to offer ECT, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Esketamine to patients with hard-to-treat mood disorders.

  • BHP

    We are dedicated to foundational and translational research, to conveying skills and clinical knowledge to trainees, and to bringing our expertise to bear where it benefits patients who ask for our help.

Message from Dr. Thienhaus

Message from Dr. Thienhaus

Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson! Thanks to the creativity, ingenuity and dedication of an outstanding community of faculty, staff and trainees, our department has evolved into a regional leader and national contributor in mental health service, education, and research.

The Department of Psychiatry will lead the effort to understand, diagnose, treat, and prevent psychiatric disorders, prepare future clinicians, provide state-of-the-art care, and give direction to community efforts to improve behavioral health.

News

February is Heart Health Awareness Month

Cardiovascular disease and mental illness are among the top contributors to death and disability in the United States. This makes monitoring a heart patient’s mental health just as important as treating their physical condition. Dr. Lane shares with us how a cardiovascular diagnosis can affect us, our loved ones, and how to cope with a diagnosis in a healthy way.


Scientists Study Sweat, the Small Stuff

A team of researchers from three University of Arizona colleges, including Dr. Esther Sternberg with the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, is developing new methods to collect and analyze sweat for clues about how the body is functioning.


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