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Mental Health Programs and Services
At Children’s National Hospital we offer a variety of specialized mental health programs, each of which offers age-appropriate, personalized treatments.
The Anxiety Disorders Program at Children's National Hospital is a specialized treatment clinic devoted to carefully assessing and effectively treating a wide range of anxiety disorders common among children and adolescents.
The Children’s National Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) provides evaluation and treatment services for children with atypical or complicated developmental disorders.
The Child Development Program at Children's National Hospital evaluates more than 1,500 children each year from birth to 4 years of age with developmental concerns.
Our Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program helps families with interventions such as therapy, medication, social work and care coordination, as they care for their child's mental health needs from birth to age 6.
We offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment planning for infants, children and adolescents with eating disorders.
The Gender Development Program at Children’s National helps young people who feel, sense or know they are a different gender than the one they were assumed at birth.
The Program for Health Problems Related to Bullying treats children and teens who are bullied, as well as those who bully others.
In the Washington, D.C., area the number of children and families living with HIV and AIDS remains high, with case rates for children and adolescents well above the national average. Thousands of these patients receive comprehensive care through related programs and clinics at Children’s National.
The Mood Disorders Program at Children’s National Hospital provides effective, personalized treatment for children and teens with depression and other mood disorders.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s National offers assessment, diagnosis and care for children and teens with behavioral, emotional and developmental disorders.