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Simches Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services

Where are the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services located?

The program is located at the Sancta Maria Nursing Facility at 799 Concord Avenue, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information on directions, parking, and local accommodations, please visit our Maps & Directions page.

Who benefits most from the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services?

Our program includes an array of outpatient care for children and adolescents with psychiatric illnesses including depression, anxiety, phobias, and bipolar disorder, as well as testing services for individuals experiencing difficulties in educational, home, or social settings due to the impact of difficulties that are neuropsychological (executive functioning challenges, head injury, concussion), learning-based (dyslexia, language-based learning disability, nonverbal learning disability), and/or psychiatric (anxiety, mood disorders, thought disorder).

Is family involved in treatment?

Family involvement is encouraged. We work closely with families to understand their concerns and to obtain important background information.

Is smoking permitted?

Our program is non-smoking.

Are cell phones allowed?

Cell phone use is strongly discouraged during treatment and in the waiting room to prevent disruption of the program and others.

Can former patients access their medical records?

All requests for medical records should be directed to McLean's Health Information Management Department.

Are support groups offered?

To complement our programs’ services and encourage individuals’ initiatives in their own treatment course, many self-help groups are hosted by McLean.