University Behavioral Health Care at Newark

40.740167, -74.190894

183 South Orange Avenue,
Newark, NJ 07103
United States


Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and University Behavioral Health Care provide programs and services at the Behavioral Health Sciences Building in Newark. UBHC at Newark offers comprehensive psychiatric services for children, adolescents, and adults.

Adult Acute Partial Hospitalization

Partial hospitalization is an all-day group-based program that provides treatment, support, and case management services for those who suffer from a mental illness which may also include substance abuse. We offer individualized services geared to the unique aspects of each person's strengths and needs.


  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Psychoeducation
  • Group and individual therapy
  • Medication management and education
  • Life skill development
  • Addiction and recovery services
  • Prevocational services
  • Wellness counseling including smoking cessation
  • Case management
  • Family supports and education
  • Specialized services include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, trauma treatment, art therapy, music therapy, and horticulture therapy
  • Coordination of care with medical providers
  • Referrals and linkages to housing and employment services
  • Transportation

Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

We provide immediate crisis response on-site and coordinate subsequent stabilization services to ensure the safety and well being of children, youth, and their families and caregivers who are facing crisis situations as a result of escalating risk behaviors that may disrupt a child or youth's current living arrangements.

Child Partial Hospitalization Program

The Newark child partial hospitalization program offers full and half day programs for children ages 5 to 17 years who have a history of psychiatric hospitalization or residential treatment, or who are at risk for such treatment.

Crisis Services for Children and Adults

We provide 24-hour emergency and crisis psychiatric evaluation and treatment, both on and off-site, for adults and children at two locations:

  • Crisis Services Clinic at UBHC in Newark
  • Psychiatric Emergency Services/Screening Center at University Hospital

Intensive Outpatient Program for Children and Adults

Our short-term, multidisciplinary, structured program consists of intensive treatment and stabilization in an outpatient setting. Services include individual, family, and group therapy, along with psychiatric management services.

The Autism Center

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The Autism Center of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School meets the community's need for comprehensive and culturally-sensitive care for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) living in the greater Newark region.

UBHC Outpatient Services for Children and Adults

Our outpatient services provide a variety of interventions for children ages 4 to 17 years, adults, and older adults who have a mental illness. We focus our services on individuals with limited resources transitioning from more intensive services, such as partial hospitalization or inpatient settings.

Services Include:

  • Psychiatric evaluations to determine outpatient treatment needs
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Medication management
  • Intensive outpatient services
  • Coordinated care

Free patient parking is available next to our building. Additional parking is available in the parking garage at the corner of South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street. From the garage, you can reach our building by walking along South Orange Avenue.