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Psychiatric Services

The Patient and Family Support Program is a comprehensive resource. Our team is available to patients every step of the way. Patients can always reach out if they have questions or concerns.

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Cedars-Sinai offers psychiatric services to patients to help with emotional health issues that may arise during cancer and its treatments.

Our Psychiatric Services team works closely with our Clinical Social Work team to help patients navigate the emotional landscape of cancer when psychiatric medications might help, or if patients have previously diagnosed mental health issues impacted by cancer and its treatment.

We Can Help With:

  • Assessment of emotional issues
  • Referrals for talk therapy
  • Medication management of these issues in the context of cancer treatment, if warranted

Some Common Mental Health Issues We Provide Support For:

  • Adjustment to illness or coping with cancer and its treatment
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia      
  • Cancer treatment adherence
  • Psychiatric diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Cancer care goals, decision-making and assistance with ensuring your goals and wishes are honored

Director, Patient and Family Support Program

"In relation to cancer care and beyond, the dignity of the person comes first, for every person impacted in your life."

The Patient and Family Support Program is a comprehensive resource. Our team is available to patients every step of the way. Patients can always reach out if they have questions or concerns.

For more information