Children’s Behavioral Solutions: Referral Assistance Service

Client Resources

Drawing from Acadia Healthcare’s extensive network of clinically exceptional programs, the Children’s Behavioral Solutions team works with families to connect their child with the most appropriate care for their circumstances.

How We Help Families

Referral Resources

Children’s Behavioral Solutions works in active collaboration with other healthcare professionals and organizations, such as social workers, therapists, and agencies, to find programs that are best suited to each child’s needs, ensuring that placement is fast and efficient.

How We Work with Providers Patient Referral Form

Professional Events

The Children’s Behavioral Solutions team is proud to be a trusted source of information on behavioral health topics, research, and interventions through continuing education events hosted throughout the year.

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Contact Us

The Children’s Behavioral Solutions team has Resource Coordinators located across the country who have nationwide access to Acadia Healthcare’s world-class programming. Use the map below to find a Resource Coordinator near you.

Unlocking Each Child’s Potential Through Expert Behavioral Health Services

Acadia Healthcare’s Children’s Behavioral Solutions (CBS) works with families free of charge to connect children and adolescents with personalized treatment for mental health and substance use disorders. As a complimentary resource for therapists, agencies, and social workers, Children’s Behavioral Solutions ensures that each child has the resources they need to achieve the best treatment outcome possible.

Services Offered by the CBS Team

When a child is suffering from a mental health or substance use concern, it can be overwhelming for the entire family. The CBS team guides families through the treatment process from start to finish, making sure that they have the support they need to achieve long-term success.

Referral Coordination

The CBS team does the heavy lifting for every client by identifying and reviewing programs to ensure that they align with each child’s specific needs. We centralize the referral process by gathering all necessary documentation and verifying insurance coverage.

Streamlined Admissions

We understand how stressed families can feel when trying to navigate the admissions process. The CBS team coordinates every aspect of a child’s admission so that their family can focus on being a source of support.

Ongoing Suport

Our work does not end when a child enters treatment. We collaborate on every child’s care with their treatment team, family, and referring professionals, following each child’s progress from initial evaluation to discharge.

Aftercare Transition

The goal of the CBS team is for every child to achieve lasting success. Our expert guidance supports families and professionals through each step of the discharge process, ensuring that each child has a seamless transition to the next step in their healing journey.


Our CBS Team

We are passionate about widening access to behavioral healthcare for children and families. Our CBS team members are located nationwide, allowing us to reach more children who need acute mental health or substance use treatment. Use the map to find a Resource Coordinator near you:

Find Your Local Resource Coordinator