Open Accessibility Menu
Hide

Behavioral Health at LCMC Health

When it’s Something Other Than Just the Blues

People around the country know New Orleans as a place to celebrate and “laissez les bon temps rouler.” But it can be hard to let the good times roll when you struggle with depression, anxiety or another behavioral health issue.

Our behavioral health teams want to fight the stigma associated with mental health issues and get you back to living your best life.

When you come to us for help, you have access to a team of:

  • Board-certified psychiatrists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Specially trained nurses
  • Substance abuse counselors
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Therapeutic recreational specialists

LCMC Health is here for the minds, bodies and souls of NOLA.

Find a behavioral health specialist near you.

Diagnosis and treatment

Our behavioral health teams are well versed in a variety of behavioral health conditions. We take the time to get to know you and create personalized plans to treat you.

Our providers treat many common conditions, including:

  • Anxiety, including generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Depression and other mood disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders, such as borderline personality disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Psychotic illnesses, including schizophrenia

At LCMC Health, we offer care that meets you where you are. Whether you need inpatient or outpatient treatment, emergency or trauma recovery, we’ll be here.

Behavioral health support that lasts a lifetime

Mental health issues don’t discriminate by age—they affect children, young adults, professionals and retirees alike. LCMC Health offers programs across the age spectrum to ensure everyone has access to the resources they need to live fulfilling lives.

Children are not just tiny adults. Their developing brains have unique needs that can be affected by mental health conditions as well as intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Our comprehensive pediatric care includes:

  • Autism Center
  • Inpatient and outpatient services
  • Medical Psychology Clinic
  • Neuropsychology
  • Pediatric psychology

For adults, we know that every person is unique.

We address mental health issues in a variety of settings, including:

  • Addiction medicine services
  • A behavioral health emergency room
  • Inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care
  • Trauma Recovery Clinic

We also address the unique needs of senior adults. Our geriatric behavioral health program helps older adults manage their conditions in a safe environment separated from younger patients around whom they may feel uncomfortable.

Our program includes:

  • Group activities
  • Individual, group and family therapy
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Recreational therapy

Learn more about our behavioral health services near you:
Children’s Hospital New Orleans
East Jefferson General Hospital
University Medical Center

Your healthiest days are ahead of you

There’s no one-size-fits-all treatment plan when it comes to behavioral health. We offer evidence-based treatments, and our teams work with you to find the best path to your healthiest you. A few of our options include:

  • Brain stimulation therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
  • Prescription medication
  • Talk therapy