Appointment Line: 713-743-5149
In compliance with the, "Stay Home, Work Safe" order, the Student Health Center has suspended all IN-PERSON services and will operate remotely via Telehealth.
The psychiatry clinic has launched telepsychiatry for the support of our students during this difficult transition. All patients can contact the office at 713.743.5149 to discuss current needs and change appointments, should that become necessary. Messages will be returned within one business day.
Patients should log into the HealthyCoog Patient Portal to receive detailed instructions on this service and to view the telepsychiatry consent form. Instructions on how to view the consent and telepsychiatry details will be provided when you contact the Psychiatry Clinic.
New patients should contact the office at 713.743.5149 to schedule a telepsychiatry appointment.
If you are unable to reach the staff at the Student Health Center and have a medication concern after hours, you should call the Memorial Hermann Nurse Line at 713-338-7979, go to your nearest Emergency Department or call 911.
Students who have left the state of Texas will be required to engage in psychiatric services by a licensed provider in the state they are currently located. Please contact the office, if that is the case for additional information.
The UH Student Health Center Psychiatry Clinic maintains a reputation for distinction in helping students cope successfully with challenges and stresses of everyday life to mental health as students work toward their academic goals.
Our board-certified psychiatric physicians see students for evaluation, medication, and referrals. Typical problems we treat include:
- Mood disorders such as depression and bipolar
- Anxiety disorders such as panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive, social, performance, or generalized anxiety
- Post-traumatic stress disorders
- Attention-Deficit\Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Eating disorders
- Drug or alcohol abuse
- Psychiatric issues.
Students requesting medication for Attention Deficit Disorders must provide copies of a thorough, recent(within the last 5 years) psychological testing report and /or a letter from a previous physician stating their diagnosis and a medication history prior to scheduling an appointment for medication.
The UH Student Health Center does not provide psychological testing. If you are interested in psychological testing, please contact the UH Psychology Research and Services Center (PRSC) at 713-743-8600.
Visits are by appointment only. If you are interested in making an appointment, the psychiatric nurse will be glad to assist you. To schedule your appointment, call the psychiatric nurse at 713-743-5149 during clinic hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. If the nurse is unable to take your call, please leave your contact information:
- Name with correct spelling (Please be sure to speak clearly)
- Phone number
- Date of Birth
- Brief Message
The psychiatric nurse will return your call as soon as possible.
Schedule your appointment as early as possible as the clinic may become very busy, leaving few available appointment slots. Psychiatry Clinic visits are only available for currently enrolled UH students.
We request that you plan to arrive at the Student Health Center at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to allow enough time to complete the check-in process. Please take into account the time to travel to our destination which includes traffic and finding a parking space as well as the check-in process so as not to risk a late arrival or no show.
If you arrive after your scheduled check-in time, you will be asked to reschedule your appointment and will be charged a No Show/Late Arrival/Late Cancellation Fee.
Initial evaluations range from 60 to 90 minutes, with follow-up visits consisting of 30 min. You must be a currently enrolled student to be seen in the psychiatry clinic. Students must show picture ID and payment is due at the time of the visit. Routine fees for Psychiatry Clinic are as follows:
- Evaluation (60-90 minutes): $40.00
- Extended Follow-Up (> 30 minutes): $40.00
- Standard Follow-Up (< 30minutes): $20.00