The Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Program (DHHP) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division offers a variety of deafness mental health services for people of all ages and with any degree of hearing loss. These programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing people and family members provide a continuum of care at the hospital's outpatient department, on inpatient units, in day treatment and rehabilitation programs.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program Staff
The DHHP treatment team includes clinical social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and psychiatric sign language interpreters who are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and trained to work with deaf, deaf-blind and hard-of-hearing people in a culturally sensitive environment.
Outpatient DHHP Services
- Comprehensive evaluations
- Medication evaluations and monitoring
- Family psychotherapy
- Couples psychotherapy
- Group psychotherapy
Inpatient and Outpatient Specialty Services
- Day Treatment Programs
- Addiction Recovery Services
- Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Training (IPRT)
- Partial Hospital Programs
- Inpatient Services
All inpatient and specialty services are accessible through the use of sign language interpreters and/or Assistive Listening Devices; consultations from sign fluent DHHP staff are available.
Managed care plans, other insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and private pay are accepted.
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Outpatient Services
(914) 997-8657 (Voice/TTY/Relay)
Inpatient or Specialty Outpatient Services
(914) 997-5700 or toll free at (888) NYH-5700