Mental health medical appointments & services

If you think your child may need mental health treatment, discussing your concerns can help you determine next steps. Talk with local pediatricians, counselors or behavioral health specialists for insight, solutions and information about your options. Affordable resources for medical and mental health services are available near you.

Clinical mental health services

The following are common types of mental health treatments available at clinical facilities throughout Stark County. Contact a local mental health service provider to learn more about the mental health services available near you.

  • Art and music therapy
  • Crisis intervention and emergency hospitalization
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Medication management
  • Support for chemical dependencies
  • Trauma and traumatic stress recovery

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Preparing for your first visit

Your first visit with your psychologist will likely include general questions about your mental health concerns as well as a screening or assessment. These tips can help make sure you are prepared and comfortable going into your visit:

  • Ask about side effects and dosing instructions for your medications
  • Be totally honest and up front with your psychologist
  • Bring a loved one you can trust for moral support
  • Make a list of your concerns to help guide the conversation
  • Prepare questions to make sure you understand your treatment plan

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