Emotional, behavioral, and developmental problems and disorders are common in children and adolescents, and at some point most families face difficulties such as physical illnesses that can prove especially troubling for children. Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers a wide range of Behavioral Health services to address the needs of children, adolescents and their families as they face such challenges. By bringing together a team of professionals from many disciplines such as child and adolescent psychiatry, counseling, developmental behavioral pediatrics, nursing, psychology, and social work, we work together to determine the best treatment options for your child.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awards traumatic brain injury grant to Dr. Keith Yeates
Keith Yeates, PhD, director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, has been designated lead neuropsychologist for a five-year, multisite study of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among United States children, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The grant is for approximately $2.75 million. Read the news release »
U.S.News & World Report article features Nationwide Children’s
Nationwide Children’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders is featured in the August issue of U.S.News & World Report, which highlights the state of autism treatment and research today. Read the full article »
Dr. John Campo discusses the rising suicide rate among young people and the new Pediatric Psychiatry Network with WBNS 10-TV. Watch it here. »
Dr. John Campo discusses the warning signs of suicide with WBNS 10-TV. Watch it here. »
Pediatric Psychiatry Network for Physicians
This easy-access consultation and support service provides primary care physicians the ability to access child and adolescent psychiatry decision support, education and triage services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Physicians can call 1-877-PSY-OHIO or complete a request form at www.PedPsychiatry.org.
Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit
Nationwide Children’s Hospital operates a 2-bed Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit within its Emergency Department observation unit. The unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides direct care to Franklin County youth up to age 18 in mental health crisis in need of short term crisis stabilization services.
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Physician Decision Support Line
July 2013 – June 2014
Behavioral Health Overall Visits: 178,651
Pediatric Psychology: 18,478
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders: 20,508
Developmental Pediatrics (including Child Development Center): 13,758
Community Behavioral Health: 107,448