Behavioral Health (Mental Health)

Expert care for mental and emotional health in San Diego

A young woman looking out a window represents how mental illness can disrupt your life.

Expert care for mental and emotional health in San Diego

Illnesses that disrupt one’s life are not always physical. Mental health and emotional health issues can severely affect relationships, jobs, family and life goals. Psychological disorders can be just as debilitating as physical disease. Behavioral health specialists can help.


Fortunately, medicine and medical science have made significant advances in understanding and treating behavioral health problems. Behavioral health professionals at Scripps Health care for patients of all ages and backgrounds, with psychiatric conditions ranging from mild to severe. Our treatment options are as diverse as our patients, and we offer a number of methods to match each patient’s specific situation and needs.

Why choose Scripps for behavioral health

At Scripps, a highly qualified and skilled interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, social workers, case workers and an advanced practice nurse form the core of your behavioral health team. Together, these professionals assist patients who need care for disorders that affect cognitive and emotional behaviors.

Behavioral health services

Behavioral health services

Behavioral health support

Behavioral health support

Scripps News

Classes & Events