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Brain IllustrationThe Department of Psychiatry directs and operates a full spectrum of proven state-of-the-art evaluative and therapeutic clinical services at UC San Diego Health System.

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Monica Ulibarri PhD, has been presented with The Champion of Diversity Award by the UCSD Department of Psychiatry

A Perfect Dose of Pessimism,”  The Wall Street Journal, features Dilip Jeste, MD

David Braff MD, Distinguished Professor at UCSD's Department of Psychiatry has been named this year's Lieber Prize winner


Help is Available 

Our hearts go out to Robin Williams, his family and the countless others whose lives and loved ones have been lost to suicide. Now the 10th leading cause of death in the world, and the second leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults, suicide is perhaps the most tragic, yet preventable cause of premature death.

Help is available! If you are personally struggling, or if you are concerned about a family member or friend, please know that there is help, you are not alone. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.