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Other Concerns About Teen Mental Health

Under the direction of Dr. Ramsey Khasho, CHC staff members and other expert contributors provide answers to questions about the serious issue of teen anxiety and depression in our community.
“Other Concerns” offers referrals for mental health support services outside of the Bay Area.

Other Concerns

1. Where do you go for a diagnosis in SoCal?

To access services for anxious and depressed children and adolescents in southern CA, contacting your local children’s hospital is a good place to start.  The hospitals and affiliated universities in San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles County all have both outpatient and inpatient services.Please see links below:

San Diego County
Rady Children’s Hospital Psychiatry Services 

Orange County
CHOC Children’s Services
UC Irvine Health

Los Angeles County
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
UCLA Health Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital

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Other posts in this series:

Teen Mental Health Q&A Introduction
Environment vs. Biology
Middle School Kids Ages 10-12 and Younger
Profile of High Risk Kids
Redefining Success
The Role of Social Media
How Schools Can Help
How Parents Can Help
How Peers Can Help

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