Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Anxiety

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is defined as chronic, excessive worry and fear that seems to have no real cause.

Eating Disorders

The term eating disorders refers to a variety of conditions that involve abnormal eating behaviors. Eating disorders are serious mental health problems that can be life-threatening, so they require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) includes thoughts and obsessions (impulses or images) that occur over and over, and that cause a child or teen to feel a great deal of distress.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the name for the ongoing reaction and stress following exposure to a traumatic event.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is one of the most complex mental health disorders. It is a severe, chronic, and disabling disturbance of the brain that causes distorted thinking, strange feelings, unusual behavior, and use of language and words. 

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by multiple repeated, abrupt, purposeless, and involuntary tics. 

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is defined as uncontrollable, ongoing worry, fear, and anxiety (nervousness).

Social Phobia

Social phobia is an intense fear of performing in front of people or other social situations where the child or teen feels embarrassed, humiliated, or the focus of more attention than he or she wants.