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.

Pediatric Providers

Pediatric Providers can access online training modules entitled:

These online training modules offer CME credit to those pediatric providers who take a pre and a post-test. Providers may also sign up for a Maintenance of Certification project, available through Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. In addition, pediatric providers located in Connecticut can request a free training in their offices from our Educating Practices In the Community (EPIC) project. Please click here to send an email to request a training. To learn more about other EPIC training opportunities, please click here.

 IMPORTANT RESOURCE FOR PEDIATRIC PROVIDERSACCESS Mental Health CT is a program that offers free, timely consultative services for PCPs seeking assistance in providing behavioral health care to children and adolescents under the age of 19 years, irrespective of insurance.

Call: ACCESS Mental Health Central Administration 860-707-1049

 

This section was funded by a grant from the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) through the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF).

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Nearly 44 million American adults, and millions of children, experience mental health conditions each year, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress. During the month of May, many organizations will highlight the importance of mental health and conduct events related to treatment and support. In Connecticut, the National Alliance on Mental Illness is a great local resource. http://www.namict.org/ Also, you can search our resource database for help by clicking here.  You can also search for a CT Provider trained in certain evidence-based practices by clicking here.