Compassionate, personalized services for children and teens.
Dell Children's Medical Center gives kids in Central Texas access to comprehensive pediatric healthcare all under one roof. Licensed staff is on call 24 hours a day to address the behavioral and mental health needs of children and their families.
It can be hard to know when to ask for help for your child. The Ascension care teams at Dell Children's provide compassionate, personalized care that begins with listening in order to better understand your child and your concerns.
The new Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit at Dell Children's treats children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 17 years old for a variety of behavioral and mental health conditions including thought, mood and anxiety disorders. Here patients have access to the most comprehensive healthcare services all under one roof. Our one-of-a-kind care treats your child's mind, body and spirit.
There are many common mental health conditions that can be difficult to work through on your own. And sometimes you're not sure if your child needs additional help from a healthcare professional.
Call to schedule an assessment to determine if your loved one is having a mental health crisis and needs help. This assessment is given by a trained behavioral health navigator and asks you a set of simple questions. Our navigators will help connect your child with the level of care that is right for your child and your family. Call us at 512-324-0029 24/7.
If you think your child is in crisis and might harm themselves or others, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Suicide Risk Assessment
For immediate and emergency assistance please call 9-1-1. Our team is here to help guide you and those you love in recognizing signs of suicide risk and in getting immediate help to provide care and hope. It is important to know that you are not alone.
Please note: The Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit is not an emergency facility and is not open to walk-ins for admission. In an emergency, go to the nearest emergency room, including Dell Children's Medical Center ER or call 9-1-1.