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About UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

If you or a loved one suffers from a behavioral health disorder, we can help. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is a national leader in the cutting-edge treatment of mental health and addictive disorders.

As part of UPMC, we provide:

Contact UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

For urgent mental health or substance use needs, call 412-624-1000 or toll-free 1-877-624-4100.

Services for Teens at Risk (STAR-Center). To learn more or refer a teen, call 412-246-5619. Open weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Crisis support for people who live in Allegheny County. Call resolve Crisis Services at 1-888-7-YOU CAN or 1-888-796-8226.

Who We Are and What We Do

Western Psychiatric is one of the nation’s foremost academic-based psychiatric care centers. We house the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

To expand its mission, UPMC formed the UPMC Behavioral Health service line that provides inpatient and outpatient care at:

The psychiatric consult and liaison team serves many other UPMC hospitals.

We also manage mental health and addiction care at Beaver Medical Center and work with many providers, schools, and nursing homes.

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Recognized for Inclusion and Equality Programs

At UPMC, we have patient and staff non-discrimination policies that expressly mention sexual orientation and gender identity. This guarantees equal visitation for same-sex partners and parents and LGBT health education for hospital staff.

Of note, Western Psychiatric offers staff specialized training on inclusive care for LGBT people and their loved ones.

Working with UPMC Human Resources and the Center for Engagement and Inclusion, we formed a workgroup and selected champions.

The champions met with a range of LGBT experts. Their goal was to make sure our training had the best and most up-to-date information to meet the needs of all staff.

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Community Health Needs Assessment

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Every three years, UPMC hospitals conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). To access the assessments and to learn how the hospitals are addressing important community health needs, click here.

Affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report for excellence in psychiatry.

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