Urgent Care with Behavioral Health
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States are affected by behavioral health, but far fewer seek treatment.
What conditions does Hackensack Meridian Urgent Care with Behavioral Health treat?
Common Ailments Treated:
- Flu & Fever | Earaches/Sinusitis
- Sports Injuries | Minor Fractures
- Nausea, Vomiting & Diarrhea | Stitches & Sutures
- Upper Respiratory Infections | Urinary Tract Infections
- Depression & Mood Disorders | Anxiety
- Stress | PTSD | Emotional Distress from Bullying
- Behavioral Issues in Children 16 and older and Adults
When should I head to an Emergency Department instead?
Patients with more serious mental health symptoms or in some level of crisis such as thoughts of suicide, trouble with drug or substance abuse or those who are experiencing delusional symptoms (unable to differentiate what is real versus imagined) will need to go to a Behavioral Health clinic, professional, or a local Emergency Room that is equipped for a higher level of mental health care. If you are experiencing any of the below, seek treatment in an Emergency Department.
- Thoughts of suicide or self-harm, or harming others
- Violent, erratic, or aggressive behavior
- Drug or substance withdrawal and detox
- Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar or personality disorders
When is it time to seek help?
If you’re experiencing the any of the below symptoms and your regular psychiatrist, psychologist or therapist is not available, Hackensack Meridian Urgent Care with Behavioral Health can help:
- Feelings of anxiety, stress or perceived panic attack
- Loss of interest or pleasure in doing things you typically enjoy
- Trouble focusing on tasks, loss of appetite, feelings of isolation
- Flare-ups from known mood disorders
- Change in conduct, hyperactivity or attention issues in children ages 16+