You’re Not Alone on Your Mental Health Journey

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health.

When you aren’t feeling like yourself, Sanford Behavioral Health is here to offer resources and support. We provide complete care to patients with a variety of mental health conditions.


When to See a Mental Health Specialist

We can help if you’re facing:

  • Addiction or substance abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Family distress
  • Gender or sexual identity concerns
  • Job stress and burnout
  • Parenting struggles
  • Relational stress
  • Trauma

If you’re not feeling your best, contact your primary care provider. Your provider can help care for all aspects of your health – including mental health – and connect you to appropriate specialists.


Our Specialties

Psychiatry. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who treats mental health conditions.

Psychology. Psychologists are mental health professionals who diagnose, assess and treat mental health conditions.

Counseling. Sanford Behavioral Health offers counseling to individuals, families and couples.

Chemical Dependency. Chemical dependency, or addiction, is a condition that requires both psychological and physical care.

Eating Disorders. Eating disorders have physical and psychological symptoms that can turn life-threatening.

Our care teams include:

  • Clinical social workers
  • Counselors
  • Health guides
  • Licensed addiction counselors
  • Licensed marriage and family therapists
  • Mental health practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists

Help is available. If you’re thinking about suicide or self-harm, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 211 now.


Mental Health Care Services

Sanford Behavioral Health offers a variety of programs, so you can get the level of treatment you need.

Inpatient care is medical care that happens in a hospital. We treat patients with severe symptoms that need to be monitored by health professionals.

Outpatient care is like a visit to your family doctor. Outpatient behavioral health care means patients come to a Sanford Health clinic to receive treatment and leave when the visit is complete.

Partial hospitalization programs are in between inpatient and outpatient care. You may participate in a PHP if you don’t need to be monitored 24/7 by health care professionals but need more comprehensive attention than outpatient care can provide. Patients receive treatment throughout the day and go home at night.

Virtual care offers convenient appointment options. Patients can connect with a specialist using their computer, tablet or smartphone Learn how to schedule an appointment or get care now.

Community-based care delivers services and resources to your home community.

You are not alone. When you need compassionate support, Sanford Behavioral Health is here for you.


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