Urgent Care Center Offers Behavioral Health Services

 In Nurses Weekly

Hackensack Meridian Health has launched the nation’s first-ever medically integrated urgent care center with behavioral health services.

The center will serve as a major part of a comprehensive strategy to improve access, better coordinate and innovate treatment to care for people with mental health issues and addiction.

Patients who use the new center will have access to a behavioral health team including mental health technicians, social workers, advanced practice nurses and telemedicine psychiatrists.

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