As the opioid crisis continues to impact communities across the world, a physician-scientist at USA Health has been named the principal investigator of an international phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety of a drug for babies born with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome.
About Psychiatry at USA Health
Mental health issues are common, as one in five adults will experience a mental health issue at some point. USA Health is committed to providing first-rate psychiatric care through our partnership with AltaPointe Health Systems, the second-largest community behavioral health provider in the Southeast. The USA Department of Psychiatry's affiliation with AltaPointe Health Systems allows us to offer a comprehensive range of both inpatient and outpatient services for adults and children. Together, we make sure that everyone in our community can get the help that they need.
USA Health offers experienced outpatient care for common mental health conditions.
Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health issues that people face. For adults dealing with anxiety and depression, we provide experienced outpatient care including cognitive behavioral psychotherapy and drug therapy.
We partner with AltaPointe Health Systems to provide psychiatric care for patients under 18.
Patients under the age of 18 find a full range of care for a variety of mental health issues through our affiliation with AltaPointe Health Systems. To find out more about AltaPointe’s pediatric psychiatry care, call (251) 450-2211.
USA College of Medicine
Our psychiatrists are also educators in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Visit the Department of Psychiatry to learn about its academic mission, residency and fellowship programs.