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NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi Celebrates Opening of $8M State-of-the-Art Adult Mental Health Outpatient Treatment Practice

The renovation marks the first step of integrating behavior health with Jacobi's primary care services

Approximately 10,000 patients receive their healthcare at Jacobi's Adult Mental Health Outpatient Treatment Practice each year

Oct 11, 2023

Bronx, NY

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi | North Central Bronx CEO Christopher Mastromano announced today that the long-awaited renovated Adult Mental Health Outpatient Treatment Practice was open to the public. The large-scale $8.8 million capital project, where construction started in September of 2020, concluded over the summer. The renovation marks the first step of integrating behavior health with Jacobi’s primary care services. Approximately 10,000 patients receive their healthcare at Jacobi’s Adult Mental Health Outpatient Treatment Practice each year. If you are in need of behavioral healthcare, please call us at (718) 918-5000.                                                                            

The Outpatient Practice is located on the 10th floor of Building 1 on the Jacobi campus and will be open 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday while being open an extra hour until 6pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  The practice will continue to provide individual and group therapy, pharmacotherapy, telehealth options with linkages in care to Social Work, Psychiatric Emergency Program, Partial Hospitalization Program, Comprehensive Addiction Treatment Center, Senior Citizen Centers, Meals on Wheels, Visiting Nurse Services, and medical clinics if patients require additional care.

“The new Adult Mental Health Outpatient Treatment Practice at Jacobi represents a tremendous investment in modern behavioral healthcare,” said Mr. Mastromano. “The investment will now be obvious to all of our patients as they are treated and cared for in a total state of the art facility.”

“We could not have created this new space without the support of our Executive Office, Engineers and Architects, and all of our staff who were involved in the planning and design. Our goal is to expand access to quality outpatient mental health treatment to our community her in the Bronx.” said Dr. Maryann Popiel.

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Contact: John Doyle, NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx, 718-918-4055, 917-553-4642

About NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is a 457-bed teaching hospital affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The facility has earned numerous Center of Excellence designations, accreditation, and recognition for its renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Center, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, regional Stroke Center, Snakebite Treatment Center, Breast Health Center, Bariatric Surgery Center, and Cancer Service. The facility also offers the region’s only multi-person hyperbaric chamber, allowing up to nine patients to dive together at one time. Jacobi’s Ambulatory Care Pavilion is a stunning complement to its inpatient acute care, allowing staff to provide patients with high-quality service in a modern, state-of-the-art environment. For more information visit http://www.nyc.gov/hhc/jacobi/.

ABOUT NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx
NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx (NCB) is a member facility of the New York City Health + Hospitals system, one of eleven acute care facilities within the City of New York. A 215-bed community hospital, NCBH specializes in women’s and children’s services. It also provides Behavioral Health acute and ambulatory care. Its busy outpatient department has led the way in community-based care delivered in a compassionate and culturally-appropriate manner. Its Labor and Delivery service safely brings more than 1,000 babies into the world each year. NCBH is committed to providing safe, high-quality medical care for any and all in need. For more information visit http://www.nyc.gov/hhc/ncbh/

About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest municipal health care system in the nation serving more than a million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, neighborhood-based primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency, and MetroPlus health plan—all supported by 11 essential hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 43,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.