The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA
is among the leading centers in the world for comprehensive
patient care, research and education in the fields of mental
health, developmental disabilities and neurology. It is the major
psychiatry teaching facility of the David Geffen School of
Medicine at UCLA and
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, one of the nation's
top-ranked medical centers.
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital is an independently accredited
and licensed hospital located on the fourth floor of Ronald
Reagan UCLA Medical Center, with its own entrance and address.
The hospital was named in honor of Stewart and Lynda Resnick,
whose generous donation through the Resnick Family Foundation
supported the construction of the neuropsychiatric hospital.
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital's vision is to serve the
healthcare needs of the community, its patients and their
families through excellence in research, education and the
delivery of neuropsychiatric and behavioral health services.
150 UCLA Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
Stewart & Lynda Rae Resnick
Patients of all ages with psychiatric illnesses and developmental
disabilities receive innovative treatment and compassionate care.
Team members include specialists in psychiatry, neurology,
medicine and pediatrics, as well as nursing, psychology,
occupational therapy, recreational therapy, speech pathology,
social work and special education.
Patients of Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and their families
participate actively in their plan for treatment, during
hospitalization and after discharge.
Treatment is tailored to each age group:
The child and adolescent care program provides care
for young patients with autism, schizophrenia and eating
disorders. The Adolescent and Child Hospitalization Program
serves teenagers and children who require inpatient treatment for
a variety of psychiatric disorders, including conduct disorder,
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia and other
psychotic disorders, autism and other developmental disorders,
and other complex neurobehavioral disorders.
adult inpatient care program provides psychiatric
services in the hospital for the diagnosis and treatment of major
psychiatric illnesses. The unit accepts patients admitted under
the care of psychiatrists on either a voluntary or an involuntary
The unit is divided into three distinct
- Intensive nursing care and treatment for patients in severely
disorganized, unsafe or agitated states
- Routine nursing care for the treatment of acutely ill
- Substance abuse treatment (i.e. Matrix programming, AA
The geriatric program provides comprehensive care
for older adults with psychiatric illnesses, in both inpatient
and outpatient settings.
- The Geriatric Adult Psychiatry Unit is an acute-care setting
where patients are evaluated and stabilized. The team provides
patients with education and treatments to ensure a smooth
transition back to the community.
- The Geriatric Assessment Program offers comprehensive
outpatient psychiatric evaluation and treatment of patients with
depression, anxiety, psychosis, sleeplessness, chronic pain and
- The UCLA Memory and Aging Center performs advanced research
designed to accelerate detection and intervention strategies to
enhance brain health and memory ability. Located in the Jane and
Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, the
center provides state-of-the-art cognitive and brain scanning
assessments, programs for improving mental performance, and
opportunities to volunteer for
brain imaging and memory research.
Other inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient programs
include treatments for adult and adolescent eating disorders;
obsessive-compulsive disorder; addiction; severe depression;
autism; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism.
Healing by Design
Designed by world-renowned architects I.M. Pei and C.C. Pei, as
well as a team of architects headed by Perkins & Will, Pei
Partnership Architects and RBB Architects, the stunning facility
is humanizing, rich in natural light and engineered to enhance
the feeling of several smaller hospitals rather than a single
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital features mostly all-private
rooms for a calm and quiet atmosphere. Large windows provide
patients with an abundance of natural outdoor light and views of
gardens, green spaces and gathering places that surround the new
building, and an outdoor terrace provides easy access to open air
and sunlight. The adult outdoor patio features an area to conduct
group-therapy sessions, enhancing the healing process for