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Caring for your child’s medical needs can be overwhelming, and the Social Work team at Connecticut Children’s is here to help. Our clinical social workers specialize in treating children and adolescents, from assessments and mental health diagnoses to emotional and practical support. They can help navigate treatment questions, new diagnoses, discharge plans and how to access resources.
Social Work is part of an interdisciplinary mental health team, which also includes Psychology, Psychiatry and the Center for Care Coordination.
In Connecticut, you can also call 211 for emergency or crisis intervention. For free, confidential support from the National Suicide Prevention Life Line, call 1.800.273.8255 or text “HOME” to 741741.
Clinical social workers at Connecticut Children’s are specially trained to care for infants, children and young adults with a wide range of mental health needs, including:
Social Work provides comprehensive mental health care to patients and their families. Our services include:
We offer social work services in multiple locations throughout Connecticut. Video visits are also available.
Social workers are available 24/7 at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, offering on-call care and consultation nights, weekends and holidays. Please work with your inpatient or outpatient medical team to request social work support.
Connecticut Children’s mental health experts have organized a number of resources to help patients and their families:
Has the patient been seen in this specialty before?
Does the patient have an active MyChart account?
You can schedule most appointments online, but in some cases, you may need to call the specialty to schedule.
You can schedule most follow-up appointments in MyChart, but in some cases, you may need to call the specialty to schedule.
After logging in, click "Menu" (top left) and select "Schedule an Appointment."
We're unable to schedule your appointment online.
during normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm)
to schedule the patient's appointment; or if you prefer us to contact you,
fill out the Request an Appointment form.
Prefer us to contact you? Submit an appointment request.
For more information about our specialties and services, please call: