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Children's Behavioral and Mental Health Services

Delivering comprehensive, family-focused diagnostic and treatment services for children with a wide range of developmental, behavioral and mental health needs.

Duke offers a wide range of evidence-based, comprehensive behavioral and mental health services for children, adolescents, and families. Our highly-skilled team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and professional counselors is dedicated to providing innovative, personalized mental health care in a compassionate, child- and family-centered environment.

Treatments

Our nationally recognized team of clinicians and staff provides expert diagnostic assessment and treatment for the following specialized behavioral and mental health needs:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Austim
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Delays
  • Disruptive Behaviors
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Learning Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parent-Child Relationship Difficulties
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • School Refusal
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders

Our evidence-based treatments ensure that our patients receive the latest, safest and most effective therapies available. Our clinicians include leaders in the field, who conduct studies to better understand and treat developmental, behavioral and mental health concerns. In some cases, our patients may participate in these studies and benefit from the most leading-edge care possible. 

Clinic Locations

Clinical services are provided at the Child Development and Behavioral Health (CDBH) Clinic and the Duke Child and Family Study Center. Please refer to the links below for detailed information about these clinics:

Appointments, Consultations and Referrals

To learn more about Duke’s behavioral and mental health services for children and adolescents or to find a doctor, schedule an appointment, request a consultation for a medical opinion, or get a referral, call the Duke Consultation and Referral Center at 888-ASK-DUKE (888-275-3853).