The Psychiatry Department provides consultative services that include emergent psychiatric evaluations for disposition and actively works with the pediatric and subspecialty services at Children’s Hospital in the care of medically ill patients with co-occurring mental health concerns. In addition, the department provides crisis outpatient evaluations and time-limited psychiatric care to referrals from Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Department and the Children’s Hospital Inpatient Behavioral Health Program, as well as longitudinal care to patients struggling with autistic spectrum disorders. The department collaborates with the Psychology and Social Services departments to provide and facilitate mental health assessments, treatment and referrals.

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