Department of Psychiatry

Clinical Services


Faculty members in the Department of Psychiatry provide clinical services at two main institutions. Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health offers outpatient, acute inpatient, community outreach, and consultation-liaison services. Center for Behavioral Medicine offers longer-term inpatient and forensic psychiatric care services.

tmchh08_200wTruman Behavioral Health Network (TBHN), owned and operated by Truman Medical Center, is a public institution which receives partial funding from Kansas City, MO and Jackson County in its role as a public institution. It provides inpatient, outpatient, and consultation-liaison services to all persons seeking or referred for services, regardless of their ability to pay for those services. Patients include children, adult, and geriatric populations.

cbm_200wCenter for Behavioral Medicine (CBM) is a 65-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital located on Hospital Hill and funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health. CBM serves all persons seeking or referred for clinical services, regardless of their ability to pay for those services. The hospital contains long-term inpatient units for extended care as well as forensic units for patients requiring restoration to competency to stand trialCBM also operates a number of group homes in the community.