Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

Who we are

San Ysidro Health’s Department of Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is a patient-centered, integrated primary care program dedicated to improving the mental health and well-being of our community’s traditionally underserved children, adolescents, adults and older adults.

We recognize the cultural, developmental, social, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients. We excel at meeting you exactly where you are in your path to health and wellness. Whether you are dealing with mood issues or substance abuse concerns or every day stress, we are here to help. Together with you and your medical providers we focus on improving your wellness. We have a professionally trained, compassionate and dedicated staff that consists of:

    • Clinical & Health Psychologists
    • Child & Adult Psychiatrists
    • Licensed Clinical Social Workers
    • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Promotoras
  • Doctoral Psychology, Social Work and MFT Interns

What we do

We know that mental health problems are real, painful and can have serious consequences for the individual and loved ones.

These problems often occur with
medical conditions such as cancer,
HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and hypertension, among others.

When left untreated, mental health disorders can lead to distress, relationship problems, family conflict, drug/alcohol abuse, school failure, violence, and in severe cases, suicide. We can help you address many of these conditions including:

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • History of Abuse / Trauma
  • Anger Management
  • Behavior Problems
  • ADHD
  • Attention and Memory Problems
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Psychological Problems Relating to HIV/AIDS
  • Coping with New or Chronic Medical Conditions
  • Marital / Family Problems
  • Substance Abuse Disorders

Our services

Because we understand that mental health disorders can interfere with the way you think, feel and act, we offer a number of services that are evidence-based, goal-directed and compassionate to assist you and/or your loved ones in achieving wellness. Our services include:

  • Short-Term Therapy
  • Psychiatric Prescriptions / Medication Management
  • Individual, Group, Play, and Family Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Case Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Parenting Workshops
  • Pre-surgical Evaluations
  • Primary Care Consultation
  • Psychoeducation
  • Referral to Support Agencies
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • School-Based Therapy / Counseling

How we can help

Offering a variety of courses and workshops:

Our court recognized workshops and courses are designed to guide parents towards personal growth and give tools for the well-being of the family.

10 Week Courses

  • Make Parenting a Pleasure
  • Anger Management
  • Better Parenting

2-6 Week Workshops

  • Self-Esteem
  • Family System
  • Childhood Stages
  • Adolescence
  • Adult Stages
  • Identify Violence Signs
  • How to Help your Child Succeed in School

For more information, call: 619-662-4100


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