Health Topics: Mental Health
Children's National Health System's Adelaide Robb, MD, talks to parents about the signs and symptoms of childhood depression and anxiety.
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Martine Solages, MD, a child and adolescent psychiatrist in Children’s National Health System’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, is principal investigator and recipient of a pilot grant to validate the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) suicide risk screening tool for use in pediatric medical inpatient settings.
The Adolescent Medicine Program at Children's National Health System/George Washington University is approved by ACGME and involves clinical, academic and research training.
Through research and clinical trials, the Psychiatry team at Children's National learns more about the factors involved in psychological and behavioral disorders, and identifies new treatment options and interventions for patients.
Crisis response, outreach and educational efforts were provided to schools, communities, and families throughout the region. These resources are intended to help families better understand child and adolescent stress responses and resiliency-building strategies to use with children so that they can better cope and heal from traumatic events.