Current Environment:

baby girl getting her ear examined by a smiling pediatrician
a young girl smiling on an exam room table
a young girl looking mischieviously at the camera

If your child is in crisis, call 911 or Mobile Crisis Intervention:

Worcester 24-hour access number: 1-866-549-2142 (Community HealthLink, Inc)
MetroWest 24-hour access number: 1-800-640-5432 (Advocates)
North County 24-hour access number: 1-800-977-5555 (Community HealthLink, Inc.)
South County 24-hour access number: 1-800-294-4665 (Riverside Community Care)

Additional emergency numbers:

988 suicide and crisis lifeline

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat

Crisis counselor

Connect with a Crisis Counselor by texting HOME to 741741

Community services informational and referral hotline: 211
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Parent Stress Line: 1-800-632-8188

At Child Health Associates we are dedicated to enhancing the growth, development, and well-being of all children, from birth through adolescence including your child’s mental and behavioral health.

Our Behavioral Health Staff are available to our patients to provide consultation and/or referrals for mild to moderate emotional and behavioral challenges by providing

  • Clinical assessment with treatment recommendations
  • Individual and Family support
  • Information and resources related to education, behavioral and developmental needs

If your child requires further support, our behavioral health department will provide a list of community providers and services.

We also have a Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist on staff to provide psychiatric consultation to primary care physicians. Your child’s primary care physician may request a psychiatric evaluation and if appropriate, brief medication management to treat:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorders
  • Disruptive disorders
  • Trauma and stress-related disorders

Behavioral health resources

Screening forms:

Recommended book resource list

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