Behavioral Health

Offering hope, help and healing

Since entering the behavioral health industry in 1983, our teams have been committed to improving lives by delivering high-quality, evidence-based treatments with compassion and care. “I am proud of our team’s compassionate focus on our patients and continual pursuit of excellence. Looking ahead, we will continue to deliver high-quality behavioral healthcare, but also further leverage technology and expand program offerings to best support patients, families and served communities.” Matt Peterson, President, Behavioral Health Division

39 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom
330+ inpatient facilities
56K+ employees

Programs and Services

Comprehensive Services

For children, adolescents, adults and older adults.

Multiple Treatment Settings

Including inpatient, partial hospitalization, outpatient, residential and telehealth treatment programs.

Treatment Programs

Including, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, psychotic diagnoses, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and neurorehabilitation.

Specialty Programs

  • Military: UHS’ Patriot Support Program provides behavioral health services specifically designed for military, veterans and families in 33 facilities.
  • First Responders: Includes behavioral healthcare support, services and programs for first responders (police, firefighters, dispatchers, corrections officers, crime scene technicians), EMS and other healthcare workers, as well as active-duty military.
  • Substance Use Disorder: Includes broad array of treatment services, such as drug and alcohol detox, step-down programs, sober living and aftercare. Services are available at multiple levels of care (e.g., residential, inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization).
  • Eating Disorders: Skilled clinicians are equipped and trained to address a wide range of eating disorders from anorexia and bulimia to binge eating as well as eating disorders co-occurring with other conditions.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: Dedicated programs available at select facilities tailor a patient’s treatment and interventions to precisely measure and track progress. Plans integrate behavioral functioning, social development, communication abilities, academic/vocational achievement, family education and support.

Education Services

Including innovative programs led by dedicated educators that enable adolescents to continue their education and pursue academic success while in treatment.

Alliances/Joint Ventures/Partnerships

Alliances with National Behavioral Health Organizations

UHS has demonstrated its commitment to suicide prevention through its longstanding partnership with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. As a proud supporter of the Action Alliance, UHS provides education and resources to the communities we serve.

Joint Ventures/Partnerships with Healthcare Providers

UHS is continually looking to engage in strategic partnerships that will help patients access the right level of care at the right location. This includes a focused effort on partnering with non-UHS acute care hospitals to help them operate their behavioral health services, whether within their current hospitals or newly built facilities. Our recent projects are with these reputable healthcare systems: