Mental Health Services for Children now Available

01 Feb 2016 10:30 AM | Deleted user

 

Mental Health Services for Children now Available

Services available for children age 5 and older

 

Farmington¾

 

Franklin Health Behavioral Services in Farmington is once again providing mental health treatment for children ages 5 and older. Suzanne Alexis, PMH-NP, now offers psychiatric evaluations and expertise in mental health medication management.

 

According to Alexis, she treats children with depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorders, and mood disorders, among others. Her treatment includes assessments, medication management, and referrals to counseling, case management, and other services as needed.

 

Referrals are currently being accepted from Franklin Health primary care practices only: Pediatrics, Farmington Family Practice, and Livermore Falls Family Practice.

 

Alexis is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Maine. She has more than 15 years of extensive experience working with children and families.

 

Franklin Health Behavioral Services is located in the Mt. Blue Health Center on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus. A referral from a patient’s Franklin Health primary care provider is needed for appointments. For additional information call 778-0035.

 

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