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Patients may be referred to the EHHOP Mental Health Clinic (MHC) free of charge for psychiatric evaluation, supportive counseling, medication initiation and management, and structured, regular psychotherapy.

Patients may be referred to MHC for any mental health concern.

For patients with mild anxiety and depression, SSRIs may be started and managed in Main Clinic. However, referral to MHC should be strongly considered for the indications below:

  • Moderate to severe depression (i.e. PHQ-9 score ≥ 10)
  • Moderate to severe anxiety (i.e. GAD-7 score ≥ 10)
  • History of recurrent mental illness
  • Suicidality
  • Psychosis
  • Mania or hypomania
  • Comorbid substance use disorder
  • Significant functional impairment

Please complete the following form to the best of your ability in order to submit the referral. https://goo.gl/forms/Bq5ed1Ya0nH1Bmhh2

Wait Times: New referrals are triaged based on urgency and availability of providers for a patient's specific needs. The average wait time for a new appointment is one to two months. To inquire about current wait times, email Chief TS Samuel Powell at samuel.powell@icahn.mssm.edu

Director: Craig Katz, MD email address: craig.katz@mssm.edu