Child and Adolescent Services

Does your child or teen have problems with sadness, fears, or anger? Does your child have problems with attention and learning? Are they behaving strangely, losing or gaining weight, or having trouble in their relationships? Is your family struggling with grief, divorce, trauma, or mental illness? If so, one of our clinics can help.

Our mission at Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital & Clinics Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics is to provide exceptional care for children, adolescents, young adults and families with mental health and developmental concerns while advancing scientific knowledge and clinical training.

We treat children, adolescents, young adults and families struggling with:

  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • School issues
  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Worry or anxiety
  • Psychosis (hallucinations and delusions)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Suicidality, cutting and other intentional self-injury
  • Tourette’s disorder and other tic disorders
  • Family challenges
     

As a nationally renowned center for treatment, research, and training in child and adolescent mental health care, the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics provide state-of-the art assessments, psychotherapies, groups, and medication treatments. Our programs are evidence-based (research-supported) and family-friendly.

Our specialized teams bring together child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, pediatric neurologists, and pediatricians. This provides comprehensive care not available outside our university setting.

Explore our programs, call our intake line at (415) 476-7500 and let us begin to help your child and your family.