Adelaide Robb, MD, Director of Psychiatry Research, talks to the National about how depression and mood disorders in teens can sometimes be mistaken for mood swings and normal adolescence.
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Our Infant and Toddler Mental Health Program provides internationally recognized care for young children with personality, mood and feeding difficulties.
The READY Clinic (Re-engaging Adolescents and Youth in Comprehensive Mental Health Services) provides intensive weekly therapy, medication management, family treatment and case management support.
The Child Development Program at Children's National Health System evaluates more than 1,500 children each year from birth to 4 years of age with developmental concerns.
After witnessing a traumatic event, such as school shooting or natural disaster, or watching the event unfold on the news, many children may have questions or experience feelings of anxiety, confusion, or fear. It’s important that adults know how to help them overcome their feelings of grief or fear in a supportive way.