UMMC Offers Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs

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January 02, 2019

JACKSON, Miss.– Community programs to help residents increase wellness and cope with insomnia, anxiety and stress will be offered beginning in January at the Behavioral Health Specialty Clinic in the Jackson Medical Mall. The clinic is staffed by faculty in UMMC’s Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. A physician’s referral is required.

The programs include:

Cognitive behavioral therapy for management of anxiety disorders will be offered Mondays at 11 a.m. during February, April and June. Each therapy course consists of four group sessions. Cost of the sessions is covered by most insurance.

Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic insomnia will be offered Mondays at 11 a.m. in January and March. The group sessions also will meet April 29 and May 6, 13 and 20. Each therapy course consists of four group sessions. Cost of the sessions is covered by most insurance.

Art therapy for reducing stress, resolving conflict, cultivating emotional resilience and enhancing wellness will be offered from 1-2:30 p.m. and consist of three six-week groups, each meeting on various dates in winter and spring 2019. Beginning dates for the groups are Jan. 8, March 5 and April 16.

For more information, contact the clinic at 601-984-6925 or 601-984-5836.

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