Care for Treatment-Resistant Disorders
Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders Program
Our treatment-resistant mood disorders program offers comprehensive evaluation and therapies for those who have not responded to more than one preceding trial of antidepressants and/or mood stabilizers. Patients referred for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) generally fit in this category.
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Deep-brain stimulation
- Transcranial magnetic stimulation
- Medication management
Refractory Psychosis Program
Our refractory psychosis program provides consultation to individuals and programs seeking recommendations for management and treatment of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders that have been resistant to treatment.
The program also offers ongoing medication management for patients with psychotic disorders who do not need a system of care to provide psychosocial rehabilitation. Diagnostic procedures, such as neuropsychological testing, brain imaging and blood tests, may be part of the evaluation.
No-Cost, Confidential Assessment & Referrals
In order to quickly respond to your needs, a trained mental health professional is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You can make an appointment by calling:
- Ingalls Memorial at 708-915-6411
- UChicago Medicine at 1-888-824-0200
Our assessment and referral staff assesses each individual to determine his or her behavioral health needs and makes referrals based on those needs.
You can also make an appointment with our providers by:
– Scheduling a virtual video visit to see a provider from the comfort of your home
– Requesting an online second opinion from our specialists
– Filling out an online questionnaire (e-visit) to get a same-day diagnosis and treatment for common conditions.
To speak to someone directly, please call 1-888-824-0200. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.
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