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Raising Children

Adolescent Psychiatry

Adolescents may need guidance with issues on their journey to adulthood.

Adolescence can be very Difficult

Adolescence can be a difficult time for children aged 12-18 as they are going through a lot of physical, psychological and social changes in their life. 

Often feeling misunderstood and frustrated, this is the first real transition towards adulthood.

Because of this, they may need the guidance of experts to help them understand their place in the world and address any issues of sexuality, substance abuse, anxiety and other areas which may affect

Teenager receiving therapy

If you need referral information, to retrieve patient records, schedule an appointment or just more information, please call 302-320-2100.

Is it an Emergency?

Our Psychiatric Crisis Team is a group of specially trained registered nurses who are available 24 hours a day for emergency response. The team offers immediate intervention for those in crisis because of psychiatric illness.


Children at every age experience unique physical, emotional and psychological challenges that may require professional evaluation and treatment. Our interdisciplinary team of professionals includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, therapists, addiction specialists and counselors who specialize in caring for children with addictive illnesses, behavioral or developmental problems, and psychiatric disorders.

Our comprehensive approach includes a strong emphasis on prevention. Our staff works closely with pediatricians and community services to provide education, counseling and support services designed to identify problems early and to lay the groundwork for healthy social, psychological and emotional development among children and youth.

Services include:

  • Medication management.
  • Family therapy and conflict resolution.
  • Individual counselling and psychotherapy.
  • Group therapy.
  • Treatment for addiction.
  • Crisis management.
  • Education and counselling programs for adolescent parents.
  • Pre- and post-natal support programs for adolescent mothers.

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