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Ascension St. Francis Hospital

Ascension St. Francis Hospital

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3237 South 16th St
Milwaukee,  WI  53215





Behavioral Medicine

Mental health specialists at Ascension St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are here to listen and offer compassionate care and support.

Talk to a doctor about your emotional and mental health

If you or your child is feeling sad, overwhelmed or anxious, start a conversation with a doctor who listens. Our mental health specialists are committed to delivering compassionate support to children, teens and adults. 

Your mental health is an important part of your overall health and wellness. Talk with a mental health specialist if you are experiencing:

  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol or substance dependence 
  • Changes in your appetite
  • Depression or sadness
  • Excessive worry or fear
  • Family or relationship difficulties
  • Feeling sad or down
  • Hallucinations
  • Inability to do daily activities
  • Mood changes or mood swings
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Trouble concentrating

If someone is experiencing severe mental or emotional distress, professional care is necessary and urgent. A person experiencing a mental or emotional health crisis should go directly to the emergency room or call 911.

Connecting you with mental health specialists

Our psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed counselors specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of many mental illnesses, including:

  • Anxiety disorders, including PTSD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Panic attacks
  • Phobias
  • Schizophrenia 

Care is always available, whenever you need us

At Ascension St. Francis Hospital we offer extended and weekend hours, and virtual visits with your doctor, from the comfort of your home. Our mental health services include:

  • 1-1 counseling with a psychiatrist, psychologist or licensed counselor
  • Group behavioral therapy
  • Inpatient mental health hospital care
  • Marriage and family counseling
  • Pediatric mental health services
  • Substance use and addiction treatment programs

Inpatient mental health care at Ascension St. Francis Hospital

Ascension St. Francis Hospital provides inpatient care for mental health conditions for adults and adolescents.

Behavioral health issues can impact any facet of life, from family relationships and employment to medical, spiritual or financial concerns. Our professional staff includes psychiatrists, nurses, mental health technicians, social workers and recreational therapists whose goal is to provide a comfortable, therapeutic environment for healing.

Reaching out for support is the first step to feeling better. Call us today.