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.

Post-Newtown Program Helps Children Get Mental Health Care

Before Access Mental Health CT, pediatric providers would struggle to find suitable mental health providers who could take their patients’ insurance and see them in a timely manner. With Access Mental Health CT, providers just have to make one phone call to a team of psychiatrists and other professionals, who can help them find services for a patient, as well as give advice to treat some of the cases in the office when appropriate. This new system has not only saved providers time, but also allowed them to give their patients access to more appropriate mental health services more quickly.

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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.