Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

CT Mirror story about Social Workers in Primary Care Doctors Offices

When primary care providers find that patients need help with a behavioral health issue, they refer them to the appropriate specialist. However, most of these patients don’t end up making appointments for various reasons. Bringing in social workers to primary care practices could help patients in need of assistance, and is a step in the right direction towards behavioral health integration.

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KidsMentalHealthInfo.com has an evidence-based practice directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.