CHILD AND ADOLESCENT INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT CARE
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a major academic center for assessment, treatment, research and teaching in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The Department of Psychiatry has a longstanding commitment to supporting the emotional and physical wellbeing of children and their families. Children and families with mental health concerns can find comprehensive evaluation and treatment services provided by experienced specialists within our department. We also serve as a major consultative resource for patients, families, physicians, schools, and courts, as well as local and national mental health agencies.
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS:
To obtain an appointment for your child to be seen in our clinic, please call (919) 966-5217.
INFORMATION FOR REFERRERS:
If a child or adolescent is in crisis and needs immediate evaluation, they may be seen in our crisis walk-in clinic located on the 1st floor of the UNC Neurosciences Hospital, Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM. The crisis service number is (919) 966-2166.
Outside of those days and hours, patients may be evaluated in the UNC Hospitals Emergency Department in the basement of the Neurosciences Hospital.
If you have assessed a child or adolescent and would like to make a referral for direct admission to our units, please call UNC Hospitals Clinical Care Management at (919) 966-2041.