Behavioral Health

Addiction Psychiatry Clinic

The Addiction Psychiatry Clinic at University Medical Center New Orleans provides behavioral health services to patients and their families who are struggling with substance use disorder. Our mission is to support our patients’ needs through an evidence-based and multidisciplinary treatment approach.

We aim to provide the highest level of care for our patients, including medication management that may include maintenance treatment for opioid use disorder. Psychotherapy for individuals and loved ones is also part of the treatment plan.

To request an appointment, please call 504.962.6110 and ask to be scheduled with the Addiction Psychiatry Clinic.

CLINIC LOCATION

First floor, University Medical Center Primary Care Center, Suite A (entrance located at 2003 Tulane Avenue)

Our Services

  • Individual assessment and management of addiction disorders with or without another co-occurring psychiatric illness that is appropriate for care in an outpatient setting.

  • Medication management services to support patients’ therapeutic needs.

  • Short- and long-term evidence-based psychotherapy to address the unique and complex needs of patients and families.

  • Community outreach, referrals and coordination.

Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at University Medical Center New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    University Medical Center New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).