Behavioral and mental health care | Ascension
Primary care doctors at Ascension sites of care provide care for the whole you – your physical and mental health.

Start a conversation about your mental health

Doctors at Ascension sites of care focus on the whole you, including personalized behavioral and mental health care.

Caring for your mental and emotional health can help you more easily face daily stressors and other things you may have that could impact your overall health. If you or your child is feeling sad, overwhelmed or anxious, start a conversation with your primary care doctor or pediatrician. Talk with a doctor about how you are feeling, and your doctor will work with you on a care plan. And if you need more advanced care, your doctor will connect you to the care and compassionate support you need.

Our experienced doctors care for the whole you, from your physical health and well-being to your mental and emotional health. Ask your doctor if virtual visits are an option for your care.

If you have been diagnosed with a behavioral or mental health condition, or if you need more advanced or specialized care, your doctor can also connect you to a specialist and other mental and behavioral health services that are right for you. Our experienced specialists diagnose, care for and treat even the most complicated psychiatric conditions, addictions and behavioral health conditions in children and adults.

Talk to your primary care doctor to get a referral to a mental health specialist.

Advanced and specialized mental health care

When you need more advanced care, doctors and specialists at Ascension sites of care deliver comprehensive mental health services, including innovative therapeutics, medications and behavioral therapies to treat and manage:

We’re here to help you get the care you need to feel better. And as your needs change, we connect you with the right support services for your emotional and mental health.


Care for mental health emergency

Quickly recognizing the signs that you or a loved one is experiencing moderate to severe mental or emotional distress is the first step in getting necessary care. For emergencies, including severe mental health distress and suspected substance overdose, ERs at our hospitals are open 24/7.


If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 911.

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

No matter what problems you're dealing with, if you need someone to lean on for emotional support, call or text 988 or chat

Confidential | Free | Available 24/7

Connect with trained crisis counselors | Available call or text

If you or a loved one is experiencing an immediate life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.

Choose Ascension for behavioral and mental health care