With 216 beds and a dedicated team of experts, specialists, psychologists, and nurses, the Beyhekim Training and Research Hospital Psychiatry Clinic in Konya plays a vital role in meeting the mental health needs of the province and the region.
Provincial Director of Health, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Koç, conducted examinations at the Beyhekim Training and Research Hospital Psychiatry Clinic. Prof. Dr. Ömer Faruk Erkoçak, the Hospital's Chief Physician, and Assoc. Prof. Dr. İkbal İnanlı, the Clinic Supervisor, provided detailed information about the services offered. Prof. Dr. Koç stated, "Beyhekim Psychiatry Clinic and Alcohol and Substance Treatment Center (AMATEM) play a crucial role for our province and region. By further strengthening our clinic and enabling the accomplishment of more specialized tasks, we will collectively raise its standards."
Prof. Dr. Koç stated that the Beyhekim Training and Research Hospital Psychiatry Clinic provides services with a capacity of 216 beds. He said, "Our clinic operates with a staff of 4 associate professors, 9 specialists, 1 chief resident, 1 biochemistry specialist, 40 resident physicians, 9 psychologists, 4 social workers, 3 pharmacists, and 120 nurses." Prof. Dr. Koç also mentioned that the 15-bed Child and Adolescent Mental Health Polyclinic (ÇEMATEM) successfully addresses a significant need for our province and region, with three child psychiatrists serving in the clinic.
Prof. Dr. Koç also expressed that after the earthquake disaster, voluntary psychiatrists working within the clinic provided psychological support services to earthquake victims who were placed in various shelters in our province. He thanked the psychiatrists of the psychiatry clinic for their assistance and support provided.