Lutheran Medical Center - Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services

Category: Mental Health/Behavioral Health Programs
Website: http://www.lutheranhealthcare.org/Main/BehavioralHealth.aspx
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The Lutheran Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences offer the Brooklyn community a variety of behavioral health and substance-abuse services. LGBTQ-friendly.

Inpatient Services Include:
- A 35-bed, Acute Care Psychiatric Unit: Provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment for individuals suffering from psychiatric disorders
- Psychiatric Consultation: Provided by experienced psychiatrists on all medical units of the hospital, available upon request
- Referrals to Longer-term or Residential Care

Emergency Services Include:
- Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Service Emergency Room: Located within the hospital and near the Medical Emergency Room, it is open to the community 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week
- A Psychiatrist and Registered Nurse Always on Duty for Emergency Evaluation and Care

Outpatient Services Include:
- A Comprehensive Continuum of Mental Health and Substance-abuse Services at Lutheran Family Health Centers Sunset Terrace: Offers individual and group adult and child therapies, couples and family counseling, psychiatric evaluation and medication management
- Healthy Connections Program at Lutheran Family Health Centers Family Support Center: Offers education, counseling and outreach services to anyone in the community experiencing continuing effects of the tragedy
- School based behavioral health in 28 local schools
- Community Medicine Program behavioral health services in shelters

Phone: 718-630-6582
Address: 150 55th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11220
Insurance: We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance plans.

**If you cannot afford to pay, our Financia Assistance Programs may be able to help you. A Patient Service Associate can assist you in applying for these programs:
- Sliding Fee / Charity Care Program
- Medicaid
- Medicare
- Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP)

Insurances Accepted at Lutheran Include: Aetna, Affinity Health Plan, Americhoice, CarePlus Health Plan, CenterCare, Cigna, Community Care Partners, ElderPlan, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Empire Plan (United Healthcare), Galaxy Health Network, GHI, HealthFirst (excluding their Medicaid product), Health Net, Health Plus Amerigroup, HIP, Horizon Healthcare of New York, Local 1199 National Benefits Fund, MagnaCare, Medicaid, Medicare, MetroPlus, MultiPlan, Neighborhood Health Plan, Oxford Health Plans, Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), TriCare, United Healthcare, & WellCare
Updated: March 02, 2015 15:33

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