Effective Nov. 15 2021, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Lubbock Covenant Health will transition all in patient adult behavioral health science to StarCare Specialty Health System.  

According to the news release, the mission of Covenant Health is to care for all people, regardless of their socioeconomic status. 

StarCare has over 50 years of experience in behavioral health and the Sunrise Canyon Hospital is a 30-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital that cares for patients ages 18 and over. 

Dr. Sarah Mallard Wakefield and her residents have collaborated with Covenant Health to meet the behavioral needs of Lubbock. TTUHSC will place its focus on aiding mental health services at StarCare. 

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