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Psychiatry and Mental Health

When you or your loved one faces a psychiatry or mental health issue, you shouldn’t have to wait for treatment.

Make a connection

With Allegheny Health Network, you can access mental and behavioral health treatment services in primary care offices across western Pennsylvania.

Connection to care

If you or a loved one lives with a mental illness, we can help. We have a wide range of providers with different experiences and specialties, including treatment for depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders.

AHN Psychiatry & Mental Health Specialties

Behavioral health issues present differently for everyone so we specialize in a few key areas, offering an extra layer of personalized mental and behavioral health care.
  • Helping moms find their joy

    We offer one of the few intensive outpatient programs in the United States for new moms struggling with depression or anxiety.

  • Neuropsychology

    We offer neuropsychological evaluations for children and adults, specializing in how your brain makeup affects certain behaviors and skills.
  • Endocrinology Treatment

    Our psychologists help patients find the cause of their behaviors, develop a treatment plan and support patients in managing their endocrine disorder.

  • Esophageal Care

    We connect our patients to behavioral health care to treat depression, anxiety and stress associated with managing a serious illness.

  • Children and Adolescents

    When your child faces a traumatic event, your whole world transforms. Our world-renowned experts evaluate and treat children who have experienced trauma.

  • Consultation-liaison Services

    Sometimes life feels too difficult to handle. Our doctors check on patients during recovery and hospitalization, to ensure their mental well-being. 

Helping moms find their joy

The Alexis Joy D’Achille Center for Perinatal Mental Health offers a mother-baby intensive outpatient program for women during or after pregnancy.

Conditions we treat

Whether it’s for you or a loved one, an adult or a child, you’ll find the help you need at AHN. We care for a wide variety of issues, from sleep problems to anxiety to post-traumatic stress disorder and beyond.

Innovative technology used to treat depression

Advanced treatments

Our providers understand that every patient is different. We offer a range of services to meet your unique needs, including evidence-based new therapies. We provide:

  • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
  • FreespiraTM
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Mindfulness programs

AHN programs teach mindfulness techniques throughout your organization. See how your community can benefit from a more focused approach. 

What is the difference between behavioral health and mental health?

People often use the terms “mental health” and “behavioral health” interchangeably, though there are differences. Here’s how we define them.
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    Behavioral Health

    Behavioral health refers to the connection between your behaviors and the health of your body and mind. Behavioral health can include treatment and prevention of disorders like depression, anxiety and substance use disorder.

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    Mental Health

    Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It may affect how you handle stress or relate to others. Genetics, brain chemistry, trauma or abuse, and family history all contribute to your mental health.

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