Consult/Liaison and Behavior Medicine

The Division of General Hospital Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine consists of the Consultation Service, Liaison Services in several clinics and the general hospital, and Medwell.  The Pediatric Consultation Liaison service is a component of the Division of Child Psychiatry.

The UNC-CH Department of Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service provides comprehensive inpatient and clinic consultation to patients experiencing psychiatric issues while in the hospital for a medical condition. 

Physicians requesting inpatient consultation can call 919-966-5760 during weekdays. Evening, night, weekend and holiday consults can be arranged by speaking directly with the Psychiatrist on-call at 919-966-4131.

Liaison services include Heart and Lung Transplantation, Gynecology Oncology inpatient service, Geriatrics Clinics, Infectious Disease, HIV Clinic and the Psychiatry Consult Liaison Clinic.

Inpatient requests for consultation may be made by patients and their families through their primary inpatient physician. Referrals for follow-up care are arranged as appropriate.