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Child and Adolescent Mental Health


May 1–7 is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, a time to reaffirm the fundamental importance that mental health plays in our children's development and everyday functioning.


Read more about Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, or find an activity to celebrate Children's Mental Health Awareness Day this Thursday, May 5. 


If you are concerned about your child's mental health, take action! Reach out to a trained professional—be it a school counselor or psychologist, a pediatrician or primary care doctor, or a psychiatrist.  Because our children's mental health matters!

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Columbia Psychiatry provides many different treatment options, some at no charge. Use the links below to find the one that's right for you.