Raleigh Office

(919) 872-0250

Garner Office

(919) 779-6423

After Hours

(919) 831-5394

Behavioral Health

Assessing and treating behavioral health issues is an important part of pediatric medicine today. Whether we are seeing a child having focus issues at school, anxiety or depression, or a teen engaging in risky behaviors, it is important to address these issues before they can have an effect on the child’s overall health. We identify these patients through parents/patients reaching out with concerns and through standardized routine screenings such as the RAAPS questionnaire that is given to all of our 11-22 year old patients.

RPA has a registered nurse in both offices working as our Behavioral Health Coordinator. These nurses help with pre-visit planning for consults with our physicians by talking with parents/patients about their concerns, having the appropriate screening tools completed and arranging an appointment. They also serve as liaisons between our practice and outside providers by assisting our patients with getting appropriate resources in the community (such as counselors, school navigators or treatment centers).

If you are having a non-emergent behavior concern, please contact our office today.

Mobile Crisis Line 1-877-626-1772 (24/7 crisis response)

Screening Tools:    

Vanderbilt Assessment (parent)
Vanderbilt Assessment (teacher)
SCARED (parent)
SCARED (child)
PHQ9

Links:

What's New?
The Raleigh office will OPEN at 8:00 a.m. Thursday July 4th, to see  SICK CHILDREN for urgent problems only on a holiday schedule.  The Garner office will be CLOSED on Thursday. Both offices will resume normal hours on Friday July 5th at 8 a.m.  And will operate on a regular weekend schedule read more
If your child is currently a patient of Raleigh Pediatrics and is covered by Medicaid or NC Healthchoice, please read this information. In November 2019, NC Medicaid and NC Healthchoice are moving to “Medicaid Managed Care.”  This means, instead of the state managing your healthcare read more
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