Section 4 - Behavioral health

Behavioral Health Care

  • It is important for you to discuss all known options for the child or youth with the health care provider.
  • You should consider therapy or counseling, and other non-pharmacological (non-medication) methods to manage and control behavior before trying or along with psychotropic medications.
  • You should have an understanding of Trauma-Informed Care and discuss treatment options with the provider that are in the best interest of the child.