If your child has a chronic physical illness, it could have an effect on his or her mental health. Or your child’s behavior may lead you to think that he or she has a mental health challenge.
The pediatric behavioral health team at National Jewish Health for Kids in Denver, Colorado, can help. Our team of experienced child psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and creative art therapists provides a wide range of mental health services for your child and your entire family. These services can include individual, family and/or group therapy.
Our doctors are researchers too, so your child will have access to the latest pediatric behavioral health clinical trials and most effective treatments.
At National Jewish Health for Kids you’ll find:
- Customized individual, family and group therapy
- Help with sleep disturbances
- Psychological assessment and treatment
- Art therapy
- Play-based Child Life Program to help cope with illness and treatment
- Continued follow-up to treat your child’s changing needs.
Condition InformationPediatric Sleep
Programs & ServicesPsychosocial & Behavioral Health Programs
- Center for Health Promotion
- Child Life Program
- Child Psychiatry Consultation
- Day Program (Pediatric)
- Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health
- Neuropsychology Services (Pediatric)
- Outpatient Clinic (Pediatric)
- Psychosocial & Behavioral Health Evaluations
- Psychosocial & Behavioral Health Treatment
Bruce G. Bender, PhD
Genery D. Booster, PhD
Joy Goldberg, PhD
Lisa J. Meltzer, PhD
Jennifer Moyer Darr, LCSW
Our Patient Education Program at National Jewish Health provides many free educational opportunities and support groups to assist patients and caregivers with managing illnesses and chronic conditions.
Download Free Patient Education Materials
There are a number of written materials to support patient education at National Jewish Health. They include Understanding Booklets, Med Facts, Test Facts, Medication handouts and more.
Reasons to Choose National Jewish Health
- The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
- Ranked #1 or #2 in Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report for 26 consecutive years
- Ranked in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
- Physicians consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
- Among the top 6% of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to hundreds of active clinical trials
- 124-year history of focus on care, research and education serving patients from around the world with lung, heart, immune and related disorders
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Many patients who come to National Jewish Health are trying to find answers to ongoing health issues. Our doctors use advanced testing to accurately diagnose our patients’ conditions and determine the best treatment plan.
Natalie Sublet suffered smoke inhalation that injured her lungs during a house fire in 2016. The specialized care available at National Jewish Health for chronically ill children allows the first-grader to attend school with peers, rather than being taught at home by a tutor. Her mother, Angie, is grateful to the school for providing Natalie a quality education and a sense of normalcy.