Child and Adolescent Services

The Child and Adolescent Clinic is designed to offer a comfortable and safe space for children ages 0-21 seeking help with behavioral health issues such as: substance use disorders and mental health disorders.

How it Works

  • Patients and family members are able to walk in to our clinic without an appointment Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • All services are offered Monday through Friday with morning, afternoon, and evening hour availability (with appointments).
  • All children and adolescents will complete an initial intake assessment with a registered nurse, and a clinician where a comprehensive evaluation will be performed.
  • Please be prepared to provide mental health and/or substance abuse history, family history and medical history.
  • If the child or adolescent is found to be an appropriate candidate for the clinic, they will be assigned a counselor.
  • Adolescents aged 12 to 17 may be eligible to receive treatment without parental consent pending approval from the Children and Adolescent Clinic Director, or other designated staff.

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Services we offer include:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Medication Monitoring
  • Nursing and Physical Exams
  • Care coordination with other providers and systems including: education, criminal justice, foster care, child welfare, primary care facilities and hospitals.

Child and Adolescent Services
Meadows Integrated Outpatient Clinic
329 N. Salina St
Syracuse, NY 13203
(315) 471-1564
Fax (315) 396-0114

Choices: Seven Challenges Program

Choices: Seven Challenges Program is a substance use treatment program for ages 12-18, designed to serve those with serious emotional and behavioral challenges. The program uses an evidence-based and holistic approach to help young people take a deeper look at themselves, define their own identity, and learn logical thinking skills to help prepare them for adulthood.

Program services include:

• Individual Counseling
• Group Counseling
• Family Counseling
• Substance Abuse Education
• Journaling

Choices: Seven Challenges Program
Elmcrest Children’s Center
960 Salt Springs Road Cottage #5
Syracuse, NY 13224
(315) 478-0610

Program Locations

Helio Health Meadows Outpatient Clinic Exterior


Meadows Integrated Outpatient Clinic

329 North Salina Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

Telephone: 315-471-1564


Helio Health is open and admitting patients.

We are asking individuals to call and complete a brief screening to ensure the safety of all patients, families and staff.

Telehealth is available for intakes, groups, individual counseling appointments and medication assisted treatment appointments at our outpatient programs.

Helio Health is committed to the safety of the people we serve. If you or a loved one is in need of help, please call our Regional Open Access Center for Addiction at

For additional information about how Helio Health is responding to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and how we are serving the people in our community, please click here.

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