Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health flu-related visitor restrictions have been lifted. However, because babies, especially those who are ill or premature, are at higher risk of serious complications if they get the flu, visitation restrictions are still in place for all Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) until further notice.
If your child has a psychological or behavioral condition that needs ongoing attention, he or she may benefit from an evaluation. This evaluation would be by a team of child and adolescent psychiatry specialists. Your child also may benefit from an evaluation if he or she is experiencing temporary challenges from stressful events in life. The psychiatry specialists at Riley at IU Health provide diagnostic and treatment services for children of all ages.
Our team includes child and adolescent psychiatrists. It also includes clinical child psychologists and psychiatric social workers. They work together to check your child's condition and provide a treatment plan to address his or her needs.
The Psychiatry Department at Riley at IU Health offers the following specialty programs. These meet a wide range of pediatric and adolescent behavioral health needs.
The psychiatrists, psychologists and clinical social workers provide expert care. This comes through advanced, evidence-based treatments for psychiatric diagnoses and behavior problems. Treatments include:
Research and the advancement of psychiatric practice is an essential part of the Psychiatry Department at Riley at IU Health. The department is integrated with the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). Our psychologists and psychiatrists are IUSM faculty members. The IUSM is one of the nation's largest medical schools. This gives us the opportunity to be part of innovative research in psychiatric disorders.
Faculty members in the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry have made important research discoveries. They have contributed to the understanding of many psychiatric disorders. These include addictions, ADHD, mood disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders and autism.
We continue to lead in groundbreaking clinical research. We have active research projects supported by the National Institutes of Health and other sources. Faculty members have a record of successful partnerships with the pharmaceutical industry. These partnerships help testing and refinement of new medicine treatments.
Our expert team has extensive experience in evaluating and treating a variety of psychiatric and behavioral conditions in children and adolescents
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.
We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related programs.
The Psychiatry Department at Riley at IU Health fosters an environment of collaboration to provide the best care for every child. Any doctor, healthcare professional or healthcare agency may refer a patient.
Referrals can be made by calling the department at 317.944.8162. Referrals also can be made by calling the Indiana Medical Access and Communication System (IMACS) at 317.916.3500 or 800.622.4989. IMACS is available 24 hours a day.
Riley at IU Health works with referring physicians in Indiana and beyond.Refer A Patient
Visit the Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine for information about the latest research in the field of psychiatry.
In partnership with the IU School of Medicine, the Psychiatry Department at Riley at IU Health is involved in education and training. This training includes medical students, residents and fellows in the field of psychiatry. It also includes clinical psychology interns and graduate students.