• Are you waiting weeks or months for your initial psychiatry appointment and need to be seen urgently?

  • Did you run out of your medication and are unable to see your psychiatrist for a refill?’

  • Are you away from home and need urgent psychiatric care?

Great news! We have extended hours available for urgent psychiatric evaluation and treatment. Adults 18-64 years only.

This is a valuable service provided to residents of the Washington DC metro area in order to:

  • reduce or avoid unnecessary and costly emergency room visits for routine psychiatric needs

  • enable individuals receive timely mental health assessment and treatment

  • prevent worsening of symptoms and possible psychiatric hospitalization


  • We do NOT prescribe controlled substances such as stimulants (e.g., Adderall, Ritalin), benzodiazepines (e.g., Xanax, Ativan), or opiates (e.g., Percocet, OxyContin, Suboxone) in an urgent care appointment.

  • We encourage you to have a regular Psychiatrist for continued psychiatric care. You can share the record of your visit and recommended treatment plan with your Psychiatrist.

  • We recommend that you check your benefits and coverage with your insurance company prior to scheduling an appointment.

If this is a life-threatening emergency such as having thoughts of hurting yourself for others, hearing voices, experiencing severe unusual medication side effect, drug overdose or withdrawal symptoms, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.