The Division of Inpatient Psychiatry operates 50 acute beds for seven specialty programs including geriatric psychiatry, medical psychiatry, mood disorders, schizophrenia, and crisis stabilization.

Clinical Patients

Clinical care to fit more needs

VCU has the people and the facilities that help us make a difference for thousands of patients a year.  Through a network of clinical locations, and an established referral system, we treat more people in Virginia than anyone else.

  • Our clinics are located throughout Virginia, offering treatment and counseling for patients facing a variety of mental illnesses, from mood disorders and psychosis to personality and addictive challenges.
  • Partnerships with community providers like the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veteran’s Administration Medical Center (now undergoing major renovations)  help us reach more patients in need.
  • Our faculty leads the nation in work through Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Current clinics are on HIV, Neuropsychiatry, Transplant and Hepatology at VCU Medical Center.
  • We offer special treatments including Deep Brain Stimulation and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treatment-resistant depression.
  • The VCU psychiatry department has overseen more than 100 clinical trials in innovative treatments for depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, and children's mental disorders.
  • VCU continues to seek new approaches to treatment, such as securing funding to build a new pediatric center dedicated to kids and their psychiatric needs. As part of this dedication to pediatrics, we opened the Children’s Mental Health Resource Center in 2011 to help families navigate the complex system of children’s mental health options.