Elizabeth Dempsey, ACSW
Associate Behavioral Health Specialist
Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being. While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that impact their mental health. Please use the resources below to learn more about mental health and how everyone can benefit from it:
We are proud to offer health center patients access to integrated behavioral health care. Along with your primary care provider, you will be able to meet with our Behavioral Health Specialists. These providers are licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) who have been specially trained to work as a member of your primary care team. The Behavioral Health Specialists offer help when stress, worry, or emotional concerns about physical or other life problems interfere with your daily life.
If warranted, a psychiatrist is available for medication consultations. To access our Integrated Behavioral Health Services, please let your primary care provider know that you would like to speak with one of our Behavioral Health Specialists. They are available for both same day consultations and scheduled office visits.
We offer same day appointments. Evening appointments are available on a limited basis.
For a psychiatric emergency, you can do the following: