Behavioral Health Clinic
The Behavioral Health Clinic Services serves active-duty service members, as well as dependents on a space-available, case-by-case basis. The staff evaluates and provides treatment for a wide variety of mental health problems.
Typical problems include depression, anxiety, and difficulty adjusting to challenging life situations. Patients receive treatment in individual and group formats. Patients seeking couples counseling are typically referred to Social Work Services.
For an initial appointment, please call 301-677-8895 or walk into the clinic to schedule an appointment. Follow-up appointments can be made after your initial appointment or you can call the clinic during office hours to schedule.
Walk-in appointments are from Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
In the event of a psychiatric emergency during duty hours please contact the clinic immediately at 301-677-8895. If your emergency occurs after hours, go immediately to the nearest Emergency Room.
Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center does NOT have an Emergency Room.
Children will not be routinely allowed in the exam room unless they are directly seeking medical care. Children under age 10 must be in direct line-of-sight of parent or guardian at all times. Children over age 10 must have appropriate supervision and will remain in the waiting area during parent’s appointment.
Mental Health Emergencies
During normal duty hours contact the Behavioral Health Clinic immediately at 301-677-8895. After normal duty hours, weekends and holidays go immediately to the nearest Emergency Room or call 911. Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center does NOT have an Emergency Room.
If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal during duty hours (7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.), please contact Behavioral Health immediately at 301-677-8895. You may also call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline or connect via chat at https://988lifeline.org/
If you are more than 10 minutes late, we may need to reschedule you.
Initial sessions usually take 45 minutes to an hour. Follow up sessions typically run 45 minutes. Groups may take an hour and a half.
You will need to fill out paperwork that typically will take 30-45 minutes to complete. Since initial, walk-in appointments are seen on a first-come, first-served basis, there may be a wait to be seen, depending upon the time you arrive and the number of other people ahead of you.