Psychiatry and Behavioral Health – Children-Specific Resources

The team of specialists at Penn State Children’s Hospital of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and its partners provide evidence-based treatments for a wide range of behavioral and emotional problems in children. 

Learn more about symptoms and treatments for mental health problems in children including ADHD, autism, anxiety and depression.

Additional resources

ASERT Autism Resource Center

A key component helping to support individuals with autism and their families throughout the Commonwealth.


Autism Society, Greater Harrisburg Area Chapter

Promotes opportunities for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to participate in the same valued life experiences as do other citizens.

PO Box 101
Enola, PA 17025

800-244-2425, ext. 8408

Keystone Autism Services

Provides services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders.

3700 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110


Mind on Health – Central Penn Parent 

View articles focusing on child development and parenting issues written by psychiatric experts from Penn State Health. Recent topics have included anxiety in children with autism, cyberbullying, self-harm and tips for talking with children about tragedy.