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General Mental Health Services

A service that offers initial and ongoing assessment and management of Children & Adolescents presenting with mental health difficulties.

Mental Health difficulties seen:

  • Psychosis
  • Mood Disorders such as Depression and/or Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Self-Harm and Suicidal Behavior
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
  • Disruptive Behavioral Disorders (Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder)
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Tic Disorders
  • Stuttering and Selective Mutism
  • Stress responses to abnormal situations at school or home such as bullying or abuse
  • Psychosocial and familial stressors including but not limited to familial separation, reunification, divorce and transitions
  • Identity, self and developmental transitions
  • Parent-child attachment and support

Services Provided:

  • Initial screening & triaging of Children & Adolescents presenting with mental health disorders, followed by appropriate referral to specialized services or to community resources.
  • Short-term acute stabilization until assessed by other teams.
  • Psychometric testing
  • Follow-up and monitoring of patients following initial assessment
  • Medication management.

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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