This facility is centerpiece around which clinical activities are organized. It typifies the community mental health center model and offers a rich diversity of patients. The hospital division consists of 47 beds: two general acute adult units and a 15 bed geriatric unit. There are also a 24-hour psychiatric emergency service, a full range of adult outpatient services, an ambulatory substance abuse program, a rape crisis clinic, and a children's outpatient program.
The programs of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provide residents with the opportunity to treat children of all ages and with a diversity of psychiatric and social problems. The Division operates a model 53 bed, cottage-style hospital, an adolescent inpatient unit, a psychiatric consultation service in the Department of Pediatrics, and the outpatient Programs for Children. The local Child Guidance Clinic also is affiliated with the Division.
This acute care general hospital of 384 beds is the site for several Resident experiences.These include: their choice of certain “medicine” rotations such as Emergency Medicine, Peds Clinic, Peds Ward, Outpatient Medicine Clinic and one of two months in Neurology. The Department also conducts psychiatric consultation and liaison activities in this, the state’s only Level 1 Trauma Center.
The VAMC provides residents the opportunity to work with outstanding Department of Psychiatry VA-Based faculty caring for veterans in a broad array of clinical settings. An affiliate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, the VMAC includes 24 psychiatric beds which support an acute general psychiatry program, a transitional program, a specialized post-traumatic stress disorders program, a substance use disorders program, an outstanding psychiatric consultation service and a variety of additional outpatient clinical settings.