The Department of Psychiatry extends services into the community to mental health agencies throughout the Greater St. Louis area. These agencies also serve as training locations for both the General Residency and the Child and Adolescent training program. These partnerships maximize the impact of the Department across the community and help increase access to mental health care through the area.

Our community partners

BJC Behavioral Health

Provides and coordinates an array of mental health services for citizens residing in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and the counties of St. Francois, Iron and Washington, Missouri.


BJC Extended Care

One of the premiere Skilled Nursing Homes and Senior Rehabilitation Centers in the greater St. Louis area.


Clayton Behavioral

Clayton Behavioral provides smart, compassionate treatment to persons with mental health and addictive disorders.


Covenant House Missouri

Covenant House Missouri welcomes youth who are runaway, trafficked, at-risk, or experiencing homelessness with unconditional love, absolute respect and a place to call home.


Missouri Department of Social Services

The Missouri Department of Social Services coordinates public assistance programs, health care coverage and child welfare services throughout the state.


Epworth Children and Family Services

Epworth offers a wide range of services to meet the needs of the greater St. Louis community, especially those who are most vulnerable or at-risk.


Harris House

Harris House Treatment and Recovery Center offers five treatment programs to help alcoholic and chemically dependent persons achieve sobriety.


Hawthorn Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

Hawthorn is a children’s psychiatric hospital that is owned and operated by the Missouri Department of Mental Health.


Independence Center

Independence Center is a community-based rehabilitation program for adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses in the St. Louis area, built on the Clubhouse model of psychosocial rehabilitation.


Places for People

Places for People high-quality, recovery-based treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders.


Preferred Family Healthcare

A community-based health care organization that offers a range of services in nearly 100 locations.


Special School District of St. Louis County

Special School District of St. Louis County provides special education services for all St. Louis County students with disabilities, and technical education for area high school students.


John Cochran Veteran’s Hospital

VA St. Louis Health Care System for veterans.


Washington University Human Resources Employee Wellness

Wellness Connection programs designed to help Washington University employees thrive at work and outside of work.

UnitedHealthcare Behavioral Health Benefit

This employee benefit (view PDF) includes counseling services to help employees effectively deal with stressful and challenging situations. A benefit specialist will help employees identify their concern and the appropriate resource to address it. If desired, the specialist will match the employee with an in-network clinician to help. You can also connect with a mental health provider from the comfort of home using a virtual visit. Copays or co-insurance apply. Call 800-382-2599 or visit – click “Find a Doctor”.

UnitedHealthcare Advocate (Program in Transition)
A nurse is currently being recruited to serve as the UHC Nurse Advocate for Washington University.  In this interim period, resources are available at:

If you are looking for help with navigating the University’s EAP provider, Work-Life Solutions, please email: for assistance. 


Work-Life Solutions (Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Work-Life Solutions offers free confidential, 24/7 support, resources and information for Washington University employees.