Cincinnati Children’s offers a wide range of services to help our community care for patients with mental health needs.

Pediatric Intake Response Center (PIRC)

Has 24/7 hotline that responds to more than 110,000 calls each year from children, parents and community physicians needing guidance for children and teens with mental health issues.

Outpatient Care

Convenient treatment options at three locations for children and adolescents whose illnesses can be managed without inpatient care.

Inpatient Care

Has 82 beds dedicated to stabilizing and caring for children and adolescents in crisis situations. The average length of stay is eight days.

Residential Care

Extended care for children and teens who suffer from chronic mental health problems. The average length of stay is four months.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

A day program for children ages 12 to 17 that allows them to go home to their families each night.

Eating Disorder Care

Individualized treatment for adolescents struggling with unhealthy eating behaviors. Partial hospitalization and inpatient care are available for patients suffering with an eating disorder through our partnership with the Lindner Center of HOPE.

Dual Diagnosis

Specialized inpatient treatment program for children and adolescents ages 8 to 17 with both a mental health issue and a secondary diagnosis, such as intellectual disabilities, fetal alcohol syndrome or autism.