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What is behavioral health?

Whether you’re ready to end an addiction or you’ve been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, a behavioral health specialist focuses on your emotions and behaviors related to your mental health and well-being.

Our behavioral health team will partner with you to develop a treatment plan that helps you live your life to the fullest.

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Psychiatry and behavioral health conditions and treatments

Our team of compassionate, highly skilled psychiatry and behavioral health professionals diagnose and treat adult and pediatric mental health conditions and offer the latest treatments, including:

  • Addiction Treatment
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Chronic pain
  • Coping with chronic medical conditions
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief and loss
  • Grief and adjustment to stressors
  • Help with challenges of parenting
  • LGBT affirming care
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (OOD)
  • Pediatric habit disorders
  • Pediatric eating problems
  • Pediatric sleep problems
  • Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (formerly known as pseudoseizures)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Smoking cessation and health behavior changes

Hotlines for help

National hotlines are available to you, with people at the ready to listen and help. We recommend: 

 

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Psychiatry and behavioral health at Geisinger

The psychiatry and behavioral health professionals offer support and services that can help you overcome mental health conditions or addiction. We offer:

  • Coordinated care and treatment: By working with medical care teams and those with heart conditions or cancer, our team can spot conditions, such as depression, that can be easy to miss. We work alongside medical providers to connect you with the treatments you need most.
  • Support from an entire team: When you come to Geisinger, you’ll be supported by a team, including social workers and case managers, who work together throughout your care and are dedicated to helping your treatment stay on track.
  • Geisinger Health Plan member resources: Geisinger Health Plan members, log in to your health plan account at any time and access educational information, including behavioral health resources, to help you take charge of your health.
  • Telemedicine appointments: When in-person appointments aren't possible or necessary, telemedicine appointments will connect you with your behavioral health doctor virtually. Virtual appointments help you get the care you need, when you need it, in a way that's more convenient for you.