The Johns Hopkins Hospital is ranked #1 in the nation for Psychiatry, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021–22 Best Hospitals list.
We Are Here and Ready to Safely Care for You
We in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department continue to serve our patients and families, our Johns Hopkins community and our local and international communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We continue to care for you and your family through online video visits and when necessary, in our hospitals. Learn how we are keeping you safe and protected so that you can get the care you need. We hope to be seeing you face-to-face once again in our individual and group sessions when it is safe to do so.
Be well, practice self-care, use your toolbox, and reach out—you are not alone.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Many research studies have shown that mindfulness meditation can reduce stress, as well as symptoms of depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance and pain. You can practice with Dr. Neda Gould via videos and learn ways to incorporate them into your day.
Stress & Isolation During COVID-19
Dr. Karen Swartz discusses coping with stress and social isolation resulting from coronavirus (COVID19). Johns Hopkins: A Woman's Journey hosted this special webinar. Check out the recording of this one-hour session for some tips.
For Parents and Caregivers
In the second half of this webcast, "COVID-19: A Child's Perspective," pediatric psychiatrist, Dr. Hal Kronsberg, shares strategies to discuss COVID with children and adolescents and considers ways in which anxiety and stress may manifest in children.
Navigating COVID-19's Mental Health Impact
A pioneer in the field of psychological crisis intervention and human resilience, Dr. George Everly, co-author of The Johns Hopkins Guide to Psychological First Aid, recently answered questions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caring for the whole patient is at the heart of our mission. The doctors and therapists at the Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences treat adults, adolescents and children through community psychiatric services, consultation clinics, inpatient units and day hospitals in more than a dozen specialty areas.
Education and Research
The depth of our clinical expertise and the breadth of our research programs allow us to train the next generation of psychiatrists and scientists to be clinical and research leaders.
Knowledge to Cure & Prevent
Our clinical research programs range from efficacy and treatment-response studies to clinical trials and epidemiology.
Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy
Dr. Lauren Osborne and her lab at Johns Hopkins Women's Mood Disorders Center are studying the biology behind mental illness during and after pregnancy in efforts to development new treatments.
Huntington Disease and Its Effects
Dr. Jee Bang and her research team are currently running numerous clinical studies on Huntington’s disease. The studies involve testing new experimental drugs that treat symptoms, all while looking for new targets for therapeutics.
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