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Mental health matters: You are not alone

One in five children will experience a serious mental illness. We know treatment works. We're transforming children's mental health care by defeating the stigma and treating families with compassion, respect and clinical expertise. Our unique approach to care creates a safe place where children and families turn heartbreak into hope. 

While our psychologists and psychiatrists have been providing mental health care to families for decades, our new, modern Virginia Treatment Center for Children is an acknowledgment that national issues surrounding children's mental health need to be addressed. We’re proud to lead the charge. 

We provide inpatient and outpatient services for children and adolescents across Virginia with clinical expertise ranging from anxiety and mood disorders to depression and mental health needs related to gender and sexuality or chronic illness. 

Mental health services for children and teens

VTCC: Inpatient services

We provide round-the-clock inpatient care in a supportive environment, with the goal of stabilizing and safely transitioning children and adolescents back into their daily lives.

Learn more about inpatient care

VTCC: Outpatient services

Physiological care, close to home: Our outpatient care often includes assessments, evaluations, individual and family psychotherapy, occupational therapy and medication management.

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Mental health resources

Emotional, social and behavioral challenges can be overwhelming and difficult to understand. Our innovative Cameron K. Gallagher Mental Health Resource Center is free of charge to families and serves as a hub for support, referrals and encouragement.

Lean more about our resource center

Psychology services for children with chronic illness

Psychologists on the Brook Road Campus specialize in working with children from birth to age 17 who have psychological needs related to medical, emotional and behavioral issues, and neuropsychological evaluations following a neurological injury or illness. 

Learn more about psychology services

Contact us for more information on mental health evaluations and resources

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