ETMC Behavioral Health Center in Tyler

We know asking for help in dealing with mental health issues is not always easy, but it’s the first step to returning to your family, your community and your life. Please be assured that the caring professionals at ETMC Behavioral Health in Tyler are there to help by offering a wide range of mental health services in a compassionate setting.

Whether you are seeking help for chemical dependency, mental illness or emotional issues, our multidisciplinary team will develop an individualized treatment plan to address your needs.

ETMC Behavioral Health is available 24 hours a day to help with mental health treatment. Our staff members and psychiatrists care for patients on an inpatient basis or in our day treatment program, addressing such problems as depression, bipolar disorders, severe anxiety, thoughts of suicide, paranoia and serious emotional traumas, as well as alcohol and drug dependency for adults and adolescents. Please remember that seeking help is a sign of strength — not weakness.


No-cost evaluation

Call our 24-hour hotline at 1-800-566-0088. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression or other emotional problems, a no-cost evaluation by qualified mental health professionals can determine if you need treatment. The evaluation process is non-threatening, and if you have a problem ETMC Behavioral Health has many programs that can provide solutions.

Expert care

We’ve assembled a staff of caring professionals to provide top quality care:

  • Board-certified psychiatrists including specialists in child/adolescent and adult and psychiatry
  • Licensed mental health professionals
  • A whole clinical and support services team focused on you

Together our staff offers help, hope and healing in a safe, caring environment.

Our mental health treatment programs are also specialized for the needs of children and adolescents.

Treatment methods

We apply these treatment methods to help you:

  • Group therapy
  • Didactic educational groups
  • Activity therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Exercise groups
  • Discharge planning
  • Continuing care group
  • Chemical dependency focus areas
  • 12-step program
  • AA & NA attendance

Referrals and insurance coverage

Physician, family and self-referrals are welcome, and treatment is covered by Medicaid, Medicare, CHIPS and most insurance plans.

ETMC Behavioral Health is

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Licensed by the Texas Department of Health
  • A member of the Texas Hospital Association
  • A Medicare provider
  • A Medicaid provider for adults and adolescents
  • Covered by most insurance