Behavioral Health Services

Helping you find the path to a happier, healthier life

Our experienced team, which includes skilled professionals and distinguished psychiatrists who’ve been recognized as "Top Docs" in New Jersey, can provide relief for patients and their families at times when mental illness, emotional difficulties, addiction or other issues arise.

We offer access to the best care in a convenient location and a comfortable setting.

Our multidisciplinary team delivers an unsurpassed caliber of care using an array of techniques including mental health counseling, therapy and depression treatments – and, those who require psychiatric support are treated by highly regarded, board-certified psychiatrists.

The road to wellness begins at our counseling center.

If you or a loved one is struggling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse or any other mental health issue, Mountainside Medical Center is here to help. Each day, we put people of all ages, gender identification, sexual orientation, backgrounds and ethnicities on the road to happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives. With excellent patient satisfaction ratings consistently greater than 90 percent, the quality of our care is affirmed by our patients, former patients and their families.

Turn to us for assistance with:

  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Paranoia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Numerous other issues

A comprehensive array of behavioral health programs

  • We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide emergency psychiatric services.
  • We help children as young as kindergarten age, adolescents, adults and senior citizens of all genders and all ethnicities. Our diverse patient population includes executives, professionals and other high-functioning individuals with mental health concerns, as well as patients who are unable to function due to mental illnesses.
  • We offer intensive inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient care.
  • Mountainside Medical Center Behavioral Health Services is licensed by the State of New Jersey and accredited by The Joint Commission.
  • Most insurance plans are accepted including Medicare and Medicaid.

In a crisis, we're the call you need to make.

Our team of counselors provides an around the clock, 24-hour behavioral health safety net. We'll quickly evaluate a patient, determine the level of care required and provide the appropriate care or referrals. Our Counselors are also available to answer any questions at 973-429-6963. In a crisis, don’t hesitate to go directly to the Mountainside Medical Center Emergency Department for urgent behavioral health assistance.


Inpatient: Intensive therapy when it's needed most

  • We operate a 30-bed acute inpatient adult unit with 26 voluntary beds and four involuntary beds.
  • Our psychiatrists are specially trained in geriatric psychiatry and addictions.
  • Our inpatient team includes specially trained and caring nurses, social workers, activity therapists and healthcare technicians.

Partial Hospitalization

Partial Hospitalization: The comfort of home with intensive therapy

  • Acute Partial Hospitalization is available for adults Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Daily admissions are welcomed by calling 973-429-6260.
  • We offer limited free transportation. Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance plans are accepted.

Intensive Outpatient

Intensive Outpatient: An option for some patients

  • Intensive Outpatient services are provided as step-down treatment for patients who don’t qualify for partial hospitalization but require more services than those available in a standard outpatient program.
  • This program usually operates three mornings per week with group and individual therapy, as well as medication intervention.
  • These services are available Monday through Friday.

Outpatient Programs

Outpatient Programs: Flexibility for patients of all ages

  • Our Outpatient Programs provide individual and group therapy for children age five and above, adolescents, adults and seniors.
  • Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday with evening appointments available as needed.
  • Appointments can be scheduled by calling 973-429-6775.
  • Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance plans are accepted.


Programs and Services

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