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Outpatient treatment for depression, bipolar disorder, and related illnesses is provided through the clinical operations of the Department of Psychiatry, located in the Rachel Upjohn Building along with the Depression Center. The University of Michigan Depression Center and Ambulatory Psychiatry provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients and families whose lives have been touched by an array of mental health conditions, treating individuals in every life stage, including children and adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. Services address a full range of conditions, some of which are listed below.

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety and Tic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • ADHD and other childhood developmental disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Behavioral Sleep Disorders
  • Co-occurring conditions
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Care is provided by dedicated, multidisciplinary teams of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare staff who provide a variety of evidence-based specialized programs and services, including:

  • Individual treatment
  • Group therapy
  • Medication expertise (psychopharmacology)
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Community-based support groups
  • Emerging therapies such as neuromodulation for treatment resistant depression

Patient care teams also partner with internationally-recognized U-M researchers to study the causes, treatments, and prevention of psychiatric illnesses. This close partnership allows research advances to move more quickly to patients who can benefit from them, and allows researchers to learn in turn from patient experiences.

Visit the Department of Psychiatry’s webpages to learn more about the specific outpatient programs and services offered.