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Just as there are different levels of physical health and wellness, the same is true for emotional health and wellness. Located close to home in Northeast Ohio, Akron General’s Center for Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences address mental and emotional health concerns based on a philosophy that values the unique needs of the individual and encourages patient and family support and education during treatment. Here you’ll find more about some of our unique programs and services, our specialists and important information for patients and their families.

Finding the Best Behavioral Health Care - What Sets Akron General Apart?

Regionally recognized
Akron General’s Center for Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is regionally recognized for both in- and outpatient treatment of adult psychiatric disorders including depression and anxiety, behavioral problems, thought disorders and other mental health concerns. With more than 35 years of experience, we help reduce symptoms, restore a sense of safety and develop skills for physical and emotional well being and independent living.

Prompt evaluation
Akron General offers the right level of care at the right time because we understand that mental health matters. It is part of your health and well-being. We are here for you when you need to see a healthcare provider fast.

Patients are individual, their care should be too
The Center provides a full range of psychiatric care tailored to each patient’s needs. After the evaluation, patients are referred to the programs that meet their healthcare needs in the most cost-effective manner. We work with patients, employers and payors to return individuals to work and to their families as quickly as possible. All patients receive the highest level of care and complete confidentiality during and after their treatment.

New outpatient treatment for depression
Depression is a serious illness affecting more than 14 million American adults every year. Akron General is the first hospital in Northeast Ohio to offer transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy for hard-to-treat depression.

Day program or convenient evening program
The Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is a unique and cost-effective treatment program for individuals who’ll benefit from a more intensive treatment than outpatient therapy, but who do not require hospitalization. A structured and intensive day treatment helps patients successfully recover from depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, thought disorders and more.

 Date Updated: 03-MAR-2015



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