Behavioral Health Services at Banner - University Medical Center South

Banner – University Medical Center South and our Behavioral Health Pavilion in Tucson provide behavioral and mental health treatment programs for adults and children in inpatient and outpatient settings. We encourage patients and family members to be active, involved and informed. We believe families can and do heal together.

What treatments are available?

Banner – University Medical Center South offers a wide range of support and treatments for behavioral and mental health issues to handle psychiatric emergencies. Forms of treatment include:

  • Crisis stabilization
  • Individual, couples, family and group therapies
  • Medical detoxification
  • Medications and medication management
  • Resource coordination
  • Stress management counseling
  • Neurotherapeutics: Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS), and intranasal esketamine 

Behavioral Health Pavilion

The Behavioral Health Pavilion combines psychiatric and behavioral health services in one location for a wide range of inpatient and outpatient care. These include:

  • Emergency department dedicated to handling acute mentally ill patients
  • Psychiatric urgent care
  • Inpatient units
  • Psychiatric outpatient clinics for diagnosis, medication and therapy

Patients have the opportunity to participate in research that helps our providers extend their knowledge of the latest treatments that we apply when appropriate.

Banner – University Medicine Adult Psychiatry Clinics

The Banner – University Medicine Adult Psychiatry Clinic provides comprehensive mental health services - such as consultation, evaluation and treatment - by psychiatrists, psychologists and trainees under supervision. Working collaboratively with you, we’ll consider various factors that contribute to well-being. To request an appointment, please call (520) 874-7500. Learn more

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic

The Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic provides comprehensive outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents and young adults ages birth through age 17. We provide diagnostic, evaluation, and treatment services that include:

  • Behavior management and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Coordination of care with schools and medical providers
  • Family therapy and parent education
  • Individual and play therapy
  • Medication management
  • Mind-body medicine
  • Psychiatric consultation and evaluation

To request an appointment, please call our clinic at (520) 874-2800. Learn more

Whole Health Clinic

The Whole Health Clinic is a freestanding, outpatient behavioral health clinic operated by Banner – University Medicine and contracted with the Regional Behavioral Health Authority. The clinic, located at 535 N. Wilmot Road, aims to provide a wide range of comprehensive and integrated services to address the whole-health needs of individuals with mental illness. Located within the Whole Health Clinic is the Early Psychosis Intervention Center (EPICenter), a community mental health program offering specialized treatments for those who are early in the course of a psychotic illness. Learn more

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience.