Pediatric mental health | Ascension
Teen girl talking with a mental health specialist.

Mental health specialists for children and teens

At Ascension hospitals and sites of care, we provide mental and emotional health care for children and teens.

Mental health specialists for children and teens

Your child’s mental health is a priority. Our pediatric mental health specialists provide personalized care for mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder (ADHD) and extreme mood and behavior changes. At some Ascension sites of care, we have adolescent drug treatment programs and specialty care for eating disorders. Our doctors start by listening to you and your child. Then, we deliver compassionate care that’s right for you and your family.

Our care team specializes in mental health treatments for children with conditions including autism, learning disabilities, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. We provide advanced treatment options to meet your child’s specific needs. Our care teams offer guidance and support every step of the way.

Pediatric mental health services

Our mental health care teams are led by pediatric psychologists, psychiatrists, and nurse practitioners. We offer inpatient and outpatient services, including:

  • Family therapy
  • Full or partial hospitalization
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Medication management
  • Psychiatric consultation

Mental health support and recovery

We are committed to providing support services for you and your family. Our care team works with you to create a treatment plan and to set long-term goals. We listen, monitor and evaluate the medical and psychological needs of your child. Then, we create a care plan that’s right for your child.

If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.

Related specialties

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Areas Of Care

Ascension has a compassionate, personalized approach to Pediatric Mental Health.