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 (984) 974-2199.

Information for Referrers

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 Transfer Center at (800) 806-1968.