Patient Care

*If this is an emergency please call 911 or visit your local emergency room

* Our outpatient program is fully running via telepsychiatry and we are open for business virtually. Please call the “Adult Outpatient Psychiatry” number below.

* UNC employees: please visit our Well-Being page for various resources including the UNC Healing Heroes Helpline.

Adult Outpatient Psychiatry(984) 974-5217

*For Healthcare Employees wanting to schedule an appointment for mental health support, press option 2.

Child Outpatient Psychiatry(984) 974-2199

Inpatient and Admittance: (984) 974-1000

Psychiatry Financial Services(984) 974-3931

Medical Records: (984) 974-3226

Weekend, After Hours and Holidays: (984) 974-5217 

University Administration

Psychiatry Chair’s Office: (919) 445-0205

Education and Training: (984) 974-2194


All Contact Information


Train with UNC Psychiatry

“I found a strong general residency program, diverse clinical opportunities, and a collegial atmosphere that highly values resident satisfaction at UNC. I am very happy with my choice to come here.”

Residency    Fellowships

From the Chair

Samantha Meltzer-BrodyThe UNC Department of Psychiatry is committed to excellence in our missions: clinical service, teaching, and research, and we are national leaders in each of these domains. We strive to embrace diversity, equity and inclusive excellence through our actions, our policies and our culture. Whether you are looking for information about patient care, education and training, clinical and neuroscience research, or our community-based efforts, I welcome your interest in our exceptional department.

Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH


UNC Psychiatry partners with The Foundation of Hope to support the research of mental illnesses. The 31st Annual Walk for Hope raised $535,000!

Foundation of Hope

Mental Health Minute

In this Mental Health Minute, Dr. Don Rosenstein talks about coping with mental health issues during cancer treatment.