The UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute – Northwest offers outpatient care and inpatient services for those needing assistance in northwest Arkansas. Located in Springdale, PRI – Northwest’s inpatient unit is located on the fourth floor of the Northwest Medical Center’s north patient tower. The outpatient clinic is located in the Jones Medical Clinic, in Suite 403, adjacent to the hospital.
The inpatient unit, which has 28 beds reserved for psychiatric patients, operates in partnership with Northwest Health System. The unit is staffed by PRI physicians, with Northwest providing nursing and support staff.
The outpatient clinic serves the pre- and post-admission needs of some patients. Overseen by Judy Smith, LCSW, the clinic has four psychotherapy rooms designed to handle patients dealing with a variety of psychiatric disorders. Smith has experience working with children, adolescents, and adult populations with a range of mental health issues ranging from coping with life stressors to the treatment of the severe mental health issues. Besides Smith, the outpatient staff includes two licensed clinical social workers, an advanced practice nurse as well attending and resident physicians.
Self-referrals or referrals from primary care physicians, therapists, educators, and clergy are welcome. We accept self-payment as well as third-party payers.
Please contact us to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services by calling 479-750-2742.