About the Department of Psychiatry
Established since 1962, The Harlem Hospital Center, Department of Psychiatry has been privileged to serve the people of the Central Harlem and the Northern Manhattan community.
The Department of Psychiatry is dedicated to the Hospital’s mission to provide competent, sensitive quality care to our patients with dignity and compassion regardless of ethnicity, nationality, religion, or ability to pay, in a safe environment.
Department of Psychiatry includes a Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, a Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, a Mobile Crisis unit, an Inpatient service for adults, an Outpatient Clinic for Adults, a Chemical Dependency Detoxification Unit, an Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Program, and a Ward Consultation/Liaison Service. Each Clinical Service is headed by a Chief of Service
These programs are located throughout the hospital, including the Martin Luther King Pavilion, The Ronald H. Brown Pavilion, the Kountz Pavilion, and the Women’s Pavilion.
Our multidisciplinary staff consist licensed and trained psychiatrists, residents, social workers, psychologists, nurses, activity therapists, addiction counselors, and psychiatric health technicians provide care that is both interdisciplinary and collaborative.
In affiliation with a network of doctors from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Department of Psychiatry at Harlem Hospital Center is proud to provide world-class behavioral health care services to the people in our community.
Our department has two ACGME accredited programs. In addition to the General Psychiatry Residency Program which is accredited to train 28 residents, we also have a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program with 4 fellows.
We will continue our efforts to be a center of excellence in the field of Behavior Health and Chemical Dependency.