UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center


Mark Leary, MD, interim Chief of Psychiatry at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center is dedicated to providing culturally competent services to the diverse patient population we serve. Providing a range of clinical services informed by evidence-based practices, we provide care to thousands of patients each year. The department is divided into six subdivisions; the Divisions of:

  • Acute and Emergency Services - includes San Francisco’s only 24/7 dedicated psychiatric emergency room; 44 inpatient psychiatry beds and consultation/liaison services to hospitalized medical and surgical patients
  • Alliance Health Project - dedicated to providing HIV prevention services, mental health, and substance abuse services to the city’s LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities
  • Citywide Case Management Services - provides assertive case management services to nearly 1,000 of the most seriously mental ill patients in the city, as well as the city’s forensic mental health patients
  • Infant, Child and, Adolescent Psychiatry - provides a range of mental health care to children from birth to 24 years of age
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Medicine - provides opiate replacement therapies and other services to more than 800 people each day, both on-site and in the community via mobile methadone vans
  • Trauma Recovery Services - includes the Child and Adolescent Support Advocacy and Resource Center (CASARC), Trauma Recovery Center (TRC), Rape Treatment Center (RTC), Survivors International (SI), Neurotrauma Outreach Program (NTOP), and the Neuropsychology Service.

Our programs are staffed by UCSF faculty physicians and psychologists who lead multi-disciplinary teams of nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and occupational therapists in providing high quality care of patients and families experiencing acute mental illness.


1001 Potrero Avenue, 7M
San Francisco, CA 94110
(628) 206-8426 (phone)
(628) 206-8942 (fax)

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