Outpatient Behavioral Health

We’re here to support your mental and emotional health.

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It’s hard when you or a loved one is dealing with anxiety, substance abuse or a psychiatric disorder. We’re here to help you overcome difficulties and emerge strong. At Nuvance Health®, you receive outpatient treatment from skilled and compassionate psychiatrists and other specialists dedicated to your well-being.

Outpatient Behavioral Health Care at Nuvance Health: Why Choose Us?
We understand the importance of addressing behavioral and mental health concerns that impact your day-to-day life. The trained specialists at Nuvance Health provide diagnosis and treatment of issues ranging from depression to schizophrenia. We help you or a loved one get the support you need.

You benefit from a variety of outpatient programs that provide care for anxiety, substance abuse, bipolar disorder and more. Whether you have a chronic issue or are transitioning out of inpatient care, you access therapy, medication management and support groups.

Your child or teenager can also find compassionate care at Nuvance Health for behavioral and mental health issues, common and complex. We understand the importance of helping young people where they’re at, when they need it.

Psychiatric support

The board-certified psychiatrists offer individual assessments, therapy and medication management services. In-person and telehealth visits are available when you choose a Nuvance Health Medical Practice psychiatrist. The team also includes licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs) and other specialists.

For those in an outpatient setting, we treat issues such as:

  • Anxiety disorders (panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Impulse control disorders
  • Mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder)
  • Psychotic disorders (schizophrenia, schizoaffective  disorder)
  • Personality disorders

Find a psychiatrist at Nuvance Health.

Flexible options

The intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) at Nuvance Health support you or a loved one on the path to recovery. These programs offer a combination of support groups, symptom management, behavioral therapy and psychiatrist consultations. You may also access relapse prevention and case management services that connect you to community resources.

Partial hospitalization programs (day hospital) are available, too. With these programs, you have the ability to receive treatment during the day and return home in the evening.

Learn more about intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs.

Adolescent treatment services

The Center for Child and Adolescent Treatment Services is an intensive outpatient program (IOP) to help adolescents and families with mental health and substance abuse issues. These may include:

  • Depression, anger, and anxiety
  • Family and school issues
  • Self-injurious behaviors and thoughts of suicide
  • Social/friendship issues
  • Substance abuse issues

Specialists evaluate your child or teenager and work with your family to establish a personalized treatment plan. The doctors also manage medications and connect your family with community resources and support groups such as Al-Anon and Narcotics Anonymous.

Programs for children and adolescents include:

  • Arts therapy
  • Coping skills
  • Effective communication techniques
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Peer and professional support
  • Treatment goal planning

Contact the Center for Child and Adolescent Treatment Services at  (203) 791-5187.

Individual, family and group therapy

Nuvance Health offers individual and family psychotherapy at our Norwalk Hospital location. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, with evening hours upon request. Contact (203) 852-2988 to learn more