Mental and Behavioral Health

Jackson Health System provides comprehensive mental and behavioral health services as part of its continuum of care as one of America’s finest academic teaching facilities. Jackson Behavioral provides a full continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.

Overview

Our goal is to provide quality care by defining appropriate treatment plans and working together to restore healthy lifestyles.

We strive to be the best every day and demonstrate our commitment to quality and value by providing outstanding and compassionate clinical care, meaningful research, and innovative education.

In addition, we have a Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, with preeminent nationally and internationally recognized leaders in innovative education, research, scholarship, and clinical care in the behavioral sciences.

Overview

Our goal is to provide quality care by defining appropriate treatment plans and working together to restore healthy lifestyles.

We strive to be the best every day and demonstrate our commitment to quality and value by providing outstanding and compassionate clinical care, meaningful research, and innovative education.

In addition, we have a Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, with preeminent nationally and internationally recognized leaders in innovative education, research, scholarship, and clinical care in the behavioral sciences.

Request a Telehealth Appointment

For a telehealth psychiatric and psychological evaluation or consultation, call 305-355-7147 to schedule an online appointment. This is available for adults and children/adolescents new to our center.

Ongoing individual therapy sessions are offered for adult and children/adolescents who have completed their initial evaluation. Therapy appointments are scheduled directly by the provider; however, if an individual is unable to reach their provider, the Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital appointment center can be contacted for assistance at 305-355-8118.

Services & Specialties

We offer the following to more than 3,000 adults and children annually:

  • Psychiatric and psychological evaluation and consultation
  • Adult outpatient services (individual and group therapy)
  • Emergency services
  • Adult mental health and substance abuse
  • Adult case management
  • Anger and stress management
  • Crisis stabilization and detoxification
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery
  • Children’s mental health and substance abuse
  • Children’s case management
  • Adult and child psychiatric medication management
  • Help for individuals seeking employment with partnering agencies

Psychiatric Evaluation and Medication Management

Psychiatric evaluation and treatment for both children and adults.

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery

Therapeutic and social rehabilitation groups, anger management, stress management, understanding mental illness, etc.

Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Adult Case Management

Advocacy, assessment, brokerage, linkage, service planning and monitoring services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residential Programs

Serenity House (Female)

Six-bed, assisted living facility for women who are in need of 24-hour supervision due to persistent mental illness.

Supportive Housing

Apartments located in the community for clients with mental illnesses who are able to function independently in the community.

Crisis Stabilization Unit

A 20-bed Baker Act-receiving facility that provides psychiatric inpatient care for those 18 years and older.
24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Detoxification Unit

Provides inpatient substance abuse medical detoxification for adults 18 years and older.

24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency Services

Mental health/substance abuse assessment, screening and emergency evaluation for adults with substance abuse mental health problems.

Adult Clinical Services

Psychiatric evaluation and medication management treatment for adults.

Adult Outpatient Services

Mental health substance abuse assessment, evaluation, and individual and group therapy for adults diagnosed with persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse or co-occurring problems.

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF)

Assessment, case management, screening and treatment services are available to those with employment and family instability. Also for families 200% below the poverty level.

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Education Program

The vision for our Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is to be one of the preeminent nationally and internationally recognized leaders in innovative education, research, scholarship and clinical care in the behavioral sciences.

We strive to conduct research that deepens our understanding of the development, pathophysiology, and prevention of psychiatric illness and the nature of human behavior, and apply this knowledge to the delivery of effective, evidence-based treatments.

We offer comprehensive treatment and consultation to our patients, their families and the community. We also provide outstanding mental health education and multidisciplinary training to the next generation of child psychiatrists and investigators.

Services & Specialties

We offer the following to more than 3,000 adults and children annually:

  • Psychiatric and psychological evaluation and consultation
  • Adult outpatient services (individual and group therapy)
  • Emergency services
  • Adult mental health and substance abuse
  • Adult case management
  • Anger and stress management
  • Crisis stabilization and detoxification
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery
  • Children’s mental health and substance abuse
  • Children’s case management
  • Adult and child psychiatric medication management
  • Help for individuals seeking employment with partnering agencies

Psychiatric Evaluation and Medication Management

Psychiatric evaluation and treatment for both children and adults.

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery

Therapeutic and social rehabilitation groups, anger management, stress management, understanding mental illness, etc.

Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Adult Case Management

Advocacy, assessment, brokerage, linkage, service planning and monitoring services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residential Programs

Serenity House (Female)

Six-bed, assisted living facility for women who are in need of 24-hour supervision due to persistent mental illness.

Supportive Housing

Apartments located in the community for clients with mental illnesses who are able to function independently in the community.

Crisis Stabilization Unit

A 20-bed Baker Act-receiving facility that provides psychiatric inpatient care for those 18 years and older.
24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Detoxification Unit

Provides inpatient substance abuse medical detoxification for adults 18 years and older.

24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency Services

Mental health/substance abuse assessment, screening and emergency evaluation for adults with substance abuse mental health problems.

Adult Clinical Services

Psychiatric evaluation and medication management treatment for adults.

Adult Outpatient Services

Mental health substance abuse assessment, evaluation, and individual and group therapy for adults diagnosed with persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse or co-occurring problems.

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF)

Assessment, case management, screening and treatment services are available to those with employment and family instability. Also for families 200% below the poverty level.

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Education Program

The vision for our Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is to be one of the preeminent nationally and internationally recognized leaders in innovative education, research, scholarship and clinical care in the behavioral sciences.

We strive to conduct research that deepens our understanding of the development, pathophysiology, and prevention of psychiatric illness and the nature of human behavior, and apply this knowledge to the delivery of effective, evidence-based treatments.

We offer comprehensive treatment and consultation to our patients, their families and the community. We also provide outstanding mental health education and multidisciplinary training to the next generation of child psychiatrists and investigators.

Meet the Team