Interventional Psychiatry Program
4224 Shuffield Drive
Psychiatric Research Institute
Little Rock, AR 72205
- Mon - Fri
- 8 AM – 4:30 PM
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Before Coming to UAMS
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Patients who have had a COVID-19 infection may have in-person appointments 21 days after infection or a positive COVID test, as long as your symptoms are improving.
Call the UAMS appointment center at (501) 686-8000 to reschedule your appointment or ask if your appointment can be done by phone or video. Please call your clinic if you have questions about coming for an in-person visit.
What to Expect at Your Appointment
Everyone who comes to UAMS is required to wear a mask and pass a health screening. You will also have your temperature taken. Please do not remove your mask until asked to do so by a UAMS employee.
Visitors required or recommended to quarantine by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) due to illness, potential exposure, travel or other reason are not allowed at UAMS until cleared by ADH.
Outpatient Visitor Guidelines
One visitor may come to your appointment with you. You may also include others in your appointment by phone or video chat. Visitors must be 18 or older. Some clinics have additional visitor guidelines. Call your clinic for more information if you have a visitation question.
Please visit our COVID-19 resources to learn more about what to expect at your appointment.
About Interventional Psychiatry Program
The Interventional Psychiatry Program uses evidence-based treatments that can provide remarkable results. Some of the methods used by our interventional psychiatry staff are relatively new, while others have been approved for use for many years. All are effective in treating mental illnesses that have not improved with the use of antidepressants or psychotherapy.
Interventional psychiatry is a rapidly growing sub-specialty in the field of psychiatry. One component of interventional psychiatry at UAMS is the use of neuromodulation, or brain stimulation, which involves electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to address issues such as depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Hundreds, if not thousands, of patients from Arkansas and surrounding states are dealing with mental health problems that could be reduced or even resolved through interventional psychiatry measures.
These services could be the answer to those with long-term depression and other mental health problems that have not improved through the use of medication or psychotherapy.
To find out more about the Interventional Psychiatry Program, call our number listed above. The program will accept referrals from a patient’s current psychiatrist by faxing a recent history to the attention of Ken Hall.
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