Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Allegheny General Hospital

Depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mental health problems can get better with appropriate treatment. At the Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Institute at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), our specialists provide the care you need to help you enjoy the good things life has to offer.

Psychiatry and mental health services at Allegheny General: Why choose us?

As part of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Institute, AGH offers comprehensive mental health services. Our treatments include:

  • Intensive day programs: Our partial hospitalization program (PHP) is an all-day program held Monday through Friday. We provide group and individual therapy, family counseling, and psychiatric services, including medication management. We also have an intensive outpatient program (IOP) that takes place for a few hours each day Monday through Friday. Learn more about Outpatient Mental Health Services.
  • Outpatient counseling: Our experts provide counseling and treatments for children, adolescents, and adults. We provide help for a variety of problems, including:
    • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    • Anxiety
    • Autism
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Family and marital relationship problems
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Advanced therapies: We offer deep brain stimulation for OCD symptoms, transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression, and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for depression, bipolar disorder, and psychosis. We also offer Freespira®, a medication-free treatment that reduces or eliminates panic attacks. Learn more about these mental health services
  • PTSD care for children and teens: Our internationally recognized Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents (CTSCA) is the only one in western Pennsylvania dedicated to youths experiencing PTSD.

You are not alone!

You don’t have to face psychiatric or behavioral health issues alone. Help is available.

If you or a loved one is:

  • in immediate danger, call:  911, or go to your nearest Emergency Room, for immediate intervention and support.
  • seeking an evaluation or appointment for psychiatric or behavioral health issues call the Behavioral Health Triage Team at: (412) 330-4429: Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Additional crisis hotlines and patient support information can be found on our AHN Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Institute Patient Resource Guide.

Find us

Allegheny General Hospital
4 Allegheny Square E
8th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15212