Psychiatry Services

    Child Study Center

    • Serves children up to age 18
    • A Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program, and part of the UAMS Department of Psychiatry/Psychiatric Research Institute
    • The Child Therapy Clinic offers brief comprehensive evaluations as well as individual, family and group therapy.
    • The Psychiatric Care Clinic is the child residency training clinic for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division and offers diagnostic evaluations, medical consultation, and treatment
    • Common referral problems include anxiety, depression, conduct and behavior problems, emotional adjustment difficulties, learning difficulties, attention problems, child management issues and other psychiatric disorders affecting children, adolescents, and their families

    Location

    1210 Wolfe Street
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    Phone: 501-364-5150
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    Medical Director

    Veronica Raney, M.D.

    STRIVE

    • Serves children through completion of high school
    • School-based mental health services for contracted schools in the North Little Rock School District, Little Rock School District and the Pulaski County Special School District
    • Provides comprehensive evaluations, therapy, medical management and case management services while closely collaborating with the school and parents

    Location

    UAMS
    4701 Fairway Avenue
    North Little Rock, AR 72116
    Phone: 501-771-8261

    Medical Director

    Nihit Kumar, M.D.

    Psych TLC

    • Psychiatric Telehealth, Liaison & Consults
    • Free consult service provided 24 hours a day/7 days a week to Arkansas pediatricians, family practice physicians, general psychiatrists, and nurse practitioners to speak with a child and adolescent psychiatrist

    Location

    UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute
    4224 Shuffield Drive, 2nd Floor
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    Phone: 1-866-273-3835 or 501-526-7425

    Medical Director

    Peter Jensen, M.D.

    Child Diagnostic Unit

    • Serves children up to age 12
    • Provides a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation in an inpatient setting using a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment, relying on specialists in psychiatry, psychology, speech, language and occupational therapy and education

    Location

    UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute
    4224 Shuffield Drive, 5th Floor
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    Phone: (501) 258-5363

    Medical Director

    Dianna Esmaeilpour, M.D.


    Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to ACH. Have the doctor contact the Arkansas Children's Hospital Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.