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Pediatricians and Children's Mental Health

Dr. Gabrielle Carlson discusses options for the future

Clinical Expert: Gabrielle Carlson, MD

Dr. Gabrielle Carlson, director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Stony Brook University, discusses the importance of pediatricians in identifying and helping treat psychiatric illness in children and adolescents. They are the first people parents turn to when there is a problem, she says—but we either need better training for them or more specialists to refer to if we are going to adequately care for children in distress.

This article was last reviewed or updated on December 18, 2023.