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Be Happy Program

Be Happy program

Be Happy offers FREE same-day provider-to-provider telephone consultations related to medication management, assessment and diagnosis, and other pediatric mental health topics. 

Indiana University School of Medicine Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is working to improve mental health care for children and adolescents.

Give us a call for FREE, SAME-DAY consultations with a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist: (317-278-7700) Monday – Friday 9am-5pm EST

Free Registration: You or your staff may register online (Register Here!!) or over the phone during your first call.
• Registration involves basic information about you and your practice which allows for a quicker first consultation.
• Registration will enable you to receive periodic updates about Be Happy services (approximately every 3-4 months).

Frequently Asked Questions:
What is Be Happy?
The Indiana Behavioral Health Access Program for Youth (Be Happy) is a child psychiatry access program for all pediatric primary care providers in Indiana. Be Happy offers free same-day telephone consultations with a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist.
What kind of consultations do you provide?
Any child mental health questions concerning the next steps for your pediatric patients. (Example: What medications might be most effective? What assessment instruments could I be using? What kind of psychotherapy would be best for my patient?)
Who can use Be Happy services?
All Indiana health care professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, nurses, social workers, etc.) who work with youth and families. 
How does Be Happy work?
Call the Be Happy line Monday-Friday 09:00AM-5:00 PM at (317) 278-7700. After a coordinator takes basic information, a psychiatrist will return your call within an hour or at a requested callback time period. We will fax a finished consultation for your records. 

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Who can I contact for questions?
Contact Project Coordinator, Carmen Perez ([email protected] or [email protected])

Who leads the program? 
Be Happy is directed by Leslie Hulvershorn, M.D., Rachel Yoder, M.D., and Zachary Adams, Ph.D., HSPP.

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