Need help providing care to your pediatric patients with mental health concerns?
Enroll in ACCESS Mental Health and you can call specialists for answers to your questions and access valuable resources for your patients.

Join our ACCESS Mental Health Hub Team Psychiatrists for a free, monthly educational discussion on a variety of mental health and substance use topics for primary care providers. Monthly meetings will be virtual through the Webex platform and will provide a short, structured didactic followed by an open discussion. Email for more information. 


First Thursday of Every Month 12:30pm – 1:30pm

  • September 7, 2023: “Covid-19 Addressing the Mental Health Crisis in Children and Adolescents”
  • October 5, 2023: “Gender Non-Conforming Youth: What Pediatricians Need to Know”
  • November 2, 2023: “Introduction to Human Trafficking for CT Medical Professionals”
  • December 7, 2023: “Intimate Partner Violence Screening and Intervention for Health Professionals”
  • January 4, 2024: “Recognizing and Responding to Youth Substance Use in Primary Care Settings: An Introduction to Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (A-SBIRT)”
  • February 1, 2024: “Diagnosis TikTok, When Social Media Impacts Mental Health”
  • April 4, 2024: “Crisis Services in Connecticut: When and How to Choose”
  • May 2, 2024: “Neuropsychological Testing”
  • June 6, 2024: “Current Trends in Substance Use Among Teenagers in Connecticut”

All previously recorded Clinical Conversations sessions can also be found on our resource page

ACCESS Mental Health for Youth Hub Teams

Not sure which Hub team to call? Select the Hub team tab above to see the ACCESS Mental Health Map, find the town where your practice is located, and contact the Hub team covering your area.


For information on all ACCESS Mental Health CT programs click here.

Oversight of the ACCESS Mental Health program is provided by the Central Administrative team at Carelon Behavioral Health.  Any questions regarding the statewide program can be directed to: Elizabeth Garrigan, LPC ~  Statewide Program Director, ACCESS Mental Health CT ~  Carelon Behavioral Health ~  500 Enterprise Drive, Suite 3D ~  Rocky Hill, CT 06067 ~  860-263-2095 ~