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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

At Boston Medical Center, comprehensive mental health assessment and treatment are provided to children and adolescents in an outpatient setting. The program specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents who have problems with:

  • Persistently sad or irritable mood
  • Many worries and fears
  • Adjusting to stressful or traumatic events
  • Controlling their attention or behavior
  • Understanding their thinking
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Learning or development
  • Involvement in high-risk behaviors
  • Transition to adulthood

In addition, the program also offers consultation to pediatric practitioners for inpatient, outpatient, and emergency settings and to schools, courts, and child-serving agencies.

Contact Information

Boston Medical Center
Dowling Building, 9th Floor
850 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

Call (New Patients): 617.414.5245
Call (Existing Patients): 617.414.4238
24 Hour On-Call Service for Existing Patients: 617.638.8000 (request the Psychiatrist on call)