• Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

    Visit our Psych Matters section and click on Mental Health & Coping During COVID-19 to read about ways, and gain access to resources, to manage stress and anxiety surrounding COVID-19.

  • Story Slide 1

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Story Slide 2

    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”).

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.

Grand Rounds

NAMIWalks Southern AZ: Online Virtual Walk
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 7:30am


News

Noshene Ranjbar, MD Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Director, Integrative Psychiatry Clinic
$2.8M Study to Develop Family-Based Intervention Program for Chronic Disease Prevention among American Indian Youth

The grant, “Achieving American Indian Youth Energy and Mental Health Balance,” is led by Francine C. Gachupin, PhD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and assistant director of the department’s Native American Research and Training Center. Department of Psychiatry faculty member Noshene Ranjbar, MD, assistant professor of Psychiatry, serves as one of the co-investigators.


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Mental health resources available across Arizona

Gustavo Perez, PhD, a clinical assistant professor in the UArizona Department of Psychiatry and lead psychologist at the EPICenter at Banner – University Medicine Whole Health Clinic, discusses ways to maintain and support mental health during COVID-19.