How Rogers offers school support while children receive treatmentPosted on 09/20/22 11:49:am
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When a child’s mental health or addiction challenges require specialized care, a common concern is not wanting the student to fall behind in school.
“We have an educational liaison,” says Christopher Takala, DO, medical director and child and adolescent psychiatrist in Brown Deer, Wisconsin. “With the family’s permission, the liaison notifies the school that a child is going to be participating in treatment and coordinates appropriate academic support.”
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Getting help at Rogers
If you know a child who is struggling with mental health or addiction, Rogers is here to help with multiple levels of care. You can schedule a free screening by calling 800-767-4411 for Oconomowoc, West Allis, and Brown Deer in Wisconsin or 888-927-2203 for all other Rogers locations. Learn more at Rogersbh.org.