Facilities & Locations
The Department of Psychiatry utilizes several sites to house its clinical, teaching and research activities. Its primary site is the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), situated in the heart of Baltimore in a revitalized neighborhood known as University Center. This area includes the UMMC and the University of Maryland's Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Law, Pharmacy and Social Work -- all coalesced on the Graduate School Campus.
The core clinical facilities for psychiatry include UMMC, Sheppard Pratt Health System, the Veterans Administration Maryland Health Care System and the State Mental Hygiene Administration System, which includes the Walter P. Carter Center, the Spring Grove Hospital Center, the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC), and two community mental health centers. See specific descriptions of these locations under the campus map below:
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC)
The Division of Community Psychiatry - several locations
The Department of Psychiatry's outpatient program includes two community mental health clinics, the Walter P. Carter Clinics. The Fayette Clinic is housed in the Walter P. Carter Center (#41), and the Carruthers Clinic is located on the Midtown Campus at 827 Linden Avenue, one mile north of the main campus. It also comprises the Continuous Care Team (CCT), an intensive psychiatric treatment and case management service, located at the Fayette Clinic; the Programs In Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), intensive psychiatric treatment and case management programs designed to provide services to patients who have little or no ability to access treatment -- located in the outpatient clinic in the NPCC; and Harbor City Unlimited, a psychiatric rehabilitation program offering an individualized community atmosphere for skill development, vocational evaluation, work adjustment training, supported employment, job placement, socialization, recreation, and comprehensive case management services, is located six blocks west of Martin Luther King. Jr. Boulevard at 1227 West Pratt Street in the Mt. Claire Shopping Center.
The Walter P. Carter, Mental Health Building – 701 West Pratt Street (#20)
This is the primary training and outpatient facility for the Department. It houses the Offices of the Director of Education and Training, and the Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The building also houses the general outpatient clinics for adult, geriatric, and child and adolescent psychiatry, and the Director of Community Psychiatry, along with the Fayette Clinic, Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (OMHC), Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), Community Support Program (CSP), and Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services (OATS).
The University of Maryland Hospital – 22 South Greene Street (B)
This is the primary emergency, inpatient, and consultation/liaison facility for the Department. It houses the Geriatric Psychiatry inpatient unit and day hospital, one general adult inpatient unit, the child and adolescent unit and day hospital, emergency psychiatry, and the offices of both general and substance abuse consultation teams.
Sheppard Pratt Health System - Towson
The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital is located in Towson, approximately fifteen miles from the UMMC. Its 100-acre wooded campus is adjacent to Towson University. The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital includes four general adult inpatient units; a trauma disorders unit; a child and adolescent service; an outpatient clinic; services for geriatric psychiatry, chemical dependency, and chronic psychosis; a general adult day hospital and several specialty day hospitals; community treatment programs; and two half-way houses.
The Baltimore Division of the VA Maryland Health Care System – 10 North Greene Street (#36)
The Baltimore Division of the VA Maryland Health Care System includes one general inpatient unit, a day treatment center, general outpatient clinics, substance abuse services, a post-traumatic stress disorder clinic, and a consultation liaison service. It also houses two centers: The Center for Behavioral Treatment of Schizophrenia and the MIRECC (Mental Illness Research and Education Clinical Center). The MIRECC serves the entire VISN (Veterans Integrated Service Network), which includes Washington, DC and Martinsburg, WV.
The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) – Catonsville
The MPRC is devoted to the study of schizophrenia and related psychoses. It is divided into four separate but closely interdependent programs -- the Outpatient Program, the Inpatient Program, the Neuroscience Program, and the Schizophrenia Related Disorders Program. One adult admission unit is located on the same campus at the Spring Grove Hospital Center.
The Division of Psychiatric Services Research (DPSR) – 737 West Lombard Street (#23)
The Division for Psychiatric Services Research (DPSR) conducts applied research and policy studies on the delivery of services to adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses and to children with and at risk for serious emotional disturbances. DPSR is affiliated with and receives core funding from a larger NIMH-funded Center for Research on Services for Severe Mental Illness in collaboration with investigators at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry.
The Center for Mental Health Assistance – 737 West Lombard Street (#23) – The Center for Mental Health Assistance provides comprehensive mental health evaluation and treatment services to preschool, elementary, middle and high school students in 24 Baltimore City Public Schools.
The Center for Infant Study – 737 West Lombard Street (#23) – The Center for Infant Study (CIS) provides multidisciplinary care in an outpatient setting for children ages 0-5 with emotional and behavioral concerns.
The Methadone Maintenance Program, Deaf Addiction Services at Maryland (DASAM), and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) – are located six blocks west of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at 1001 West Pratt Street.