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Child mental health and wellness

Children need to achieve certain developmental and emotional milestones as well as learn social skills so they can function as adults. Services are available to help them achieve those milestones.

Pediatric behavioral health in Aurora, Colorado

Your child’s mental health plays an extremely important role in their growth and development.

If your child seems to need some extra support, HealthONE's Behavioral Health and Wellness Center can help them learn the mindfulness and coping skills they need for a healthy life. Our children's mental health program is designed specifically for kids ages 9 to 11 years old to help them thrive and grow.

Expert advice, available 24/7

Free medical advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Free medical advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Our children's mental health programs

Our specialists provide emotional and psychiatric care for children in a safe, attentive environment. We create a treatment plan that combines different approaches to meet your child's unique needs.

Mental health treatments for kids

We provide behavioral health toolkits developed to help children adjust back into the community with individualized coping skills.

Our specific treatments for children include:

  • Coping strategies
  • Educational groups
  • Family support groups
  • Group and individual therapy
  • Medication assessment

Behavioral health programs for children

We address the unique emotional needs of your child by using a customized plan that incorporates diverse therapies and approaches, including:

  • Evidence-based recovery model founded in cognitive behavioral therapy which focuses on changing unhelpful behaviors and improving emotional regulation
  • Individual and family interventions
  • Intensive group therapy addressing the developmental and social challenges of adolescents
  • Psychiatric and medication evaluation
  • Social and recreational practice opportunities focused on building resiliency

Group therapy for children

Group sessions are at the core of our programming and are supplemented with both art and music therapies. We integrate this with education services, including direct instruction in on-site classrooms. Our education services team also coordinates with your child’s school to use their specific materials for an hour of instruction each day.

Psychiatric outpatient clinic

If your child needs a psychiatrist to assist with medication management, we offer immediate access to our psychiatrists who can help at our outpatient psychiatric clinic. Brief therapy interventions are also offered to help your child along the path to emotional and mental well-being.

Our clinic is currently scheduling appointments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

To make an appointment at the outpatient psychiatric clinic, call (720) 282-8015 or fax (303) 340-9927.

Our clinical services team

Our physician-led, interdisciplinary treatment team includes individual and family therapists and psychiatric nurses. They work together in a program that integrates approaches supported by the latest clinical research and practices. They work closely with other team members, such as:

  • Art therapists
  • Behavioral analysts
  • Behavioral health technicians
  • Discharge planners
  • Licensed social workers
  • Mental health counselors
  • Music therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Physicians and nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Recreational therapists

Our number one goal is to help your child learn healthy coping mechanisms, so they can find happiness and live a more balanced life.

Where to find behavioral health services for children

Children who are 9 to 11 years old may receive the benefits of our inpatient program, partial hospitalization program and intensive outpatient program.

To schedule an appointment, call (844) 556-2012.

Does your child need mental health support?

We provide your child and family with a safe environment devoted to the unique mental health needs of your child.

Why a child may need mental health care

Our program is ideal for children who:

  • Are socially withdrawn or self-isolating
  • Experience severe mood swings
  • Have a decline in school attendance caused by sadness or anxiety
  • Have difficulty expressing their feelings or might be feeling emotions intensely
  • May benefit from coaching for goal achievement
  • May cause harm to themselves or others
  • May experience behavioral or emotional difficulties, including disorganized thoughts or coping with traumatic events
  • May have recently had an inpatient psychiatric admission and need to step down to a structured support program
  • May have symptoms of depression, anxiety or other obstacles when functioning in everyday situations
  • Need support to achieve emotional stabilization
  • Need to develop coping skills and learn to manage stress