Program Linking Pediatric Primary Care Providers with Child Psychiatrists Adds Statewide Coordination Center

The New York State Office of Mental Health today announced the launch of the Project TEACH Statewide Coordination Center, which will further expand a program that supports the treatment of children with mild-to-moderate mental health problems within pediatric primary care settings. Project TEACH (Training and Education for the Advancement of Children’s Health) links pediatric primary care providers with child psychiatrists to provide immediate consultation services. The program expands the availability and accessibility of children’s psychiatric services throughout New York State.