Pediatric Specialties — Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Stony Brook Children's Services is offering Telehealth services which will allow our patients to receive our high-quality care from the safety and privacy of their home.

To see if your pediatric needs can be met virtually, please call Stony Brook Children's Service at (631) 444-KIDS.

If you have already booked a Telehealth visit and have questions about connecting to Microsoft Teams for your visit, please call one of our representatives at (631) 638-0597 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. They will be happy to assist you. If you require support outside of these hours, please visit stonybrookmedicine.edu/telehealth.

Cómo unirse a su visita médica de telesalud de Stony Brook con la aplicación Microsoft Teams

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Overview

Identifying and diagnosing mental health conditions in children and adolescents is one of the toughest jobs in health care. Sometimes emotional and behavioral symptoms overlap with other conditions. Changed or disruptive behavior could signal a disorder — or a typical developmental stage. Younger children may not have the words to express their thoughts or feelings. Teens may not want to communicate at all. All too often, schools, courts, community health care providers, and other agencies may not have the resources to provide a comprehensive evaluation.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division of the Department of Psychiatry at Stony Brook University has built an international reputation based on meeting these needs for children and teens. We provide expert assessment of childhood and adolescent mental illness — in many cases, second opinions — to patients from as far away as California and South America.

Stony Brook also provides the full spectrum of psychiatric and behavioral services — inpatient treatment, outpatient care, medical and behavioral management, and school programs — to address the wide range of mental health conditions occurring in children today.