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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

University of Chicago Medical Center

Inpatient and outpatient mental health services for children and adolescents age 2 to 18 years old.

Services Offered

Pediatric Psychiatry • Individual Counseling • Family Counseling • Medication Management • Mental Health • Autism • Adhd


At the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, experts treat infants, children, and teens with most types of mental health problems--from schizophrenia and depression to bulimia nervosa.

Patients and their families are seen in one of the specialty clinics:

  • Eating Disorders Clinic: For children and teens with signs of anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa
  • General Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic: For children age 3 to 18 who have symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other problems not seen in other specialty clinics
  • Parent-Infant Development Clinic: For infants and toddlers age 0 to 2 who have behavior problems, mother-child interaction difficulties, sleep or eating problems, and other developmental issues
  • Preschool Behavior Problems Clinic: For children age 2 to 4 who are living with their biological parents and exhibit disruptive behavior, aggressiveness, self-abuse, and other severe behavior problems


5721 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 41.7901847 -87.6045849

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • For children and adolescents, ages 2 to 18 years old.


  • Medicaid accepted
  • Private insurance accepted


  • Children accepted
  • Teens accepted

How to Apply

Urgent psychiatric needs can be addressed through the Emergency Room 24/7 at 5841 S. Maryland Avenue. Or to schedule an outpatient appointment, please call 773-702-6826 for an appointment, or request an appointment online.

Please provide:
- Parent/guardian photo ID
- Insurance information

See accepted insurance plans.
See Request for Financial Assistance/ Spanish