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Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic
- Please fax a referral with a summary of treatment to our referral fax center 650-320-9443.
- Our new patient coordinators will reach out to you once your referral has been processed.
Due to the high demand for mental health care, we are not able to provide same day appointments or assistance to walk-in patients seeking to establish care. Please call 650-498-9111 to speak with a representative if you meet the above access to care criteria.
If you reside in California and are looking for outpatient treatment in our Inspire Clinic, La Clinica Latina, Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic, or our TMS clinic, you may self-refer by calling 650-498-9111 opt 2.
We are not able to provide same day services or urgent assistance to walk-in patients. For urgent or life-threatening mental health needs, please call 911 or visit your nearest hospital emergency department. For immediate crisis intervention, text 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line, or dial the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
If the above categories do not apply to you, please visit our resource page with information about how to find quality care outside of Stanford. If you have any additional questions, please call 650-498-9111 opt 2.
*Please note: We do not provide mental health care to patients using insurance through Kaiser Permanente. Please reach out to your Kaiser primary care team to request services within your network.
If the above categories do apply to you, you may reach our department by calling 650-498-9111.
-New patients, please press option #2.
-Returning patients (seen in our clinic within the last year), please press option #1.
-Prescriptions requests for current patients, please press options #5.