Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Patient Resources

A diagnosis of a mental or behavioral health disorder can be stressful for patients and parents alike — but you are not alone. In addition to your care team here at the Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, you can find a wealth of good information posted by other sources; opportunities to connect with parents in similar situations; and a number of local and national organizations that may be able to help. Visit the following sections to learn more.

For children and families

Please note that neither Boston Children’s Hospital nor the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Boston Children’s unreservedly endorses all of the information found at the sites listed below. These links are provided as a resource.

For adolescents and young adults

Please note that neither Boston Children’s Hospital nor the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Boston Children’s unreservedly endorses all of the information found at the sites listed below. These links are provided as a resource.

For international patients and families

Boston Children's Hospital Global Services is a dedicated resource for patients and families from countries outside of the United States. We encourage you to contact them by phone: 01-617-355-5209; or via email at: international.center@childrens.harvard.edu.

For mental health advocacy at Boston Children's Hospital

The Department of Government Relations and Public Policy works with policy decision-makers at the local, state, and national levels to uphold the hospital’s mission of providing exceptional clinical care, research, and training for pediatric providers. For more information on ways to get involved, please call 617-919-3055.