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Disorders that are characterized by disturbances of mood, i.e., a recurrent series of episodes in which the individual suffers from depression, excessive feelings of well-being or a combination of the two.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Merck Summer Day Treatment ProgramThe Merck Summer Intensive Treatment Program of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC is a behavioral health program designed to meet the unique mental and behavioral health needs of at-risk children and adolescents. Therapeutic activities are used to increase adaptive and functional communication skills, strengthen peer socialization skills, and decrease maladaptive behaviors.AlleghenyMerck Summer Day Treatment ProgramWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Summit Behavioral Health- OutpatientAt Summit Behavioral Health, we offer wide-variety services and treatment options for anyone who is experiencing mental health and substance use challenges. We believe that the best chance of recovery is through supportive and individualized treatment. The following therapies and treatments are offered for children & adults during day and evening hours: Couples Therapy Family Therapy Group Therapy Individual Therapy Medication Management Older Adult Services Play Therapy Treatment of Eating Disorders Diagnostic EvaluationsFranklinSummit Behavioral HealthSummit Health
Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Behavioral Health ServicesVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System offers inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care in the Consolidation Building at University Drive. Inpatient units provide a multidisciplinary approach with medicine, psychiatry, nursing and social work services. This treatment team meets daily to discuss new needs, presenting barriers to treatments, medication changes and the treatment plan. Individual time is spent with each veteran specific to each discipline. During time on the acute impatient units, a veteran will receive treatment that is diagnosis specific. Mood disorders, anxiety and co-occurring substance abuse are treated on the 4th floor, which specializes in the recovery model. The 5th floor focuses on schizophrenia and thought disorders. While on the units, veterans benefit from various modalities of treatment such as group programming and specialized interventions from psychology and nursing teams. Workbooks are provided for recovery-focused care pertaining to drug and alcohol and other specific diagnoses. Social work assists as part of the treatment team, facilitating appropriate care plans, brokering between programs, assisting with therapeutic goals and arranging appropriate level of care and follow up. Social work assists with drug and alcohol evaluations, family interventions, community and VA referrals for programming. Social work often interacts with other VA facilities in VISN-4 in order to determine appropriate in home services and programming that may be able to meet a veteran’s specific needs. On occasion, veterans may require longer term care. Those veterans are referred to the 3rd floor for extended psychiatric treatment. Veterans discharge from the inpatient units to many levels of care, some of which are home, residential programming, drug and alcohol treatment centers, nursing homes, and group or personal care home living. Behavioral health services at VA Pittsburgh include:
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychology,
  • In-patient Psychiatric Unit,
  • Homeless Veterans Services,
  • Treatment for Addictive Disorders, including residential rehabilitation treatment programs.
Treatment addresses the following:
  • depression, sadness, grief,
  • anxiety, worry, nervousness,
  • addictive behaviors,
  • relationship problems,
  • stress from medical problems and/or pain,
  • post-traumatic stress disorder and combat related stress disorder,
  • emotional problems, such as managing anger,
  • vocational issues,
  • troublesome thoughts or ideas,
  • confused thinking,
  • aggressive or self-harming behaviors,
  • memory problems.
Some related services, such as the psychiatric residential rehabilitation treatment program, and OIF/OEF/OND services are located at the H.J. Heinz campus in Aspinwall.
AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
WPIC Depression/Anxiety Treatment ClinicBellefield Clinic: provides comprehensive assessment and treatment of depressive, anxiety, social phobias and manic-depressive disorders. Free evaluations and treatment are offered to patients who are eligible for research programs. The center provides assessments and referrals to treatment programs.AlleghenyWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Depression/Anxiety TreatWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

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