Fall 2022
Bradley REACH

World-Class Pediatric Psychiatric Care,
Delivered Virtually

Our multidisciplinary teams of expert clinicians work with teenagers to improve their coping skills. Bradley REACH programs can be used in place of inpatient services (avoiding hospitalization) and as a “step down” from inpatient care, ensuring a high level of continuing support.

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Yovanska Duarte-Velez

CVS Health Foundation Supports
Mental Health Services of Latinx Clinic

Bradley Hospital is excited to announce a $75,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation Hometown Fund to support our work through the Mi Gente Latinx Clinic, which seeks to expand access to outpatient mental health services for Latinx/Hispanic youth. The funds will support a bilingual community health worker to help engage youth and families in culturally centered evidence-based treatment. (Pictured above: Yovanska Duarte-Velez PhD, clinic director)


The Benefits of Play for Children and Adolescents

In this video, 11-year-old Max Allain describes what it feels like to play and how it affects his mental health. Play allows kids moments of fun but also enhances their treatment goals. This year’s signature event, Bravo Bradley, raised money to support new and innovative play spaces as well as maintain the upkeep of outdoor play spaces for all patients.

See what Max has to say

OCD Reunion

In Case You Missed It –
Bradley Hospital in the News

Bradley Hospital holds 'reunion' for intensive OCD program kids, families, clinicians

Manny Padilla was about 8 years old when he began to experience symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. “I started having so much anxiety and I would just be like throwing up, having stomach aches, nose bleeds, all that stuff,” he said. “I thought there was something physically wrong with me. I thought I had something that was not treatable.”

Read story in The Providence Journal

The Suttons

Howard and Kim Sutton Are Proud to Support Bradley

Providence Journal Publisher Emeritus Howard Sutton and his wife, Kim, have spent decades championing various nonprofits in Rhode Island. And while they currently divide their time between Bristol and Marco Island, Florida, supporting Bradley Hospital has remained a priority for the generous couple.

Read this and more in The Bradley Bulletin

Trauma and suicide

Researching The Connection Between
Childhood Trauma and Suicide

The suicide rate among children has increased dramatically over the last decade; but why? To gain insight into this crucial question, Bradley Hospital researcher Jennifer Hellmuth, PhD, recently studied the influence of trauma—specifically Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)—on children ages 8 to 12 receiving inpatient treatment at Bradley.

Learn what she discovered

with gratitude

When It Comes to Gratitude,
Sharing Is Caring

At Bradley Hospital, we regularly receive letters from patients expressing their gratitude—and we’re grateful for each and every one. Why? Because sharing appreciation creates the positive power to heal, to inspire, and to connect people in deeply profound ways.

To keep this energy going and make it easier for people to express their feelings about Bradley Hospital, we recently launched our “With Gratitude” program, which you can access here to share your story and show your support.

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Coping with school shootings

School Shootings and Community Gun Violence: What to Say to Children and How to Help Them Cope

A Lifespan Blog by Margaret R. Paccione-Dyszlewski, PhD

School shootings and gun violence have become a horrible reality in our country. The latest in Uvalde, Texas, is another example of these tragic events that fill our screens with updates and our hearts with grief. Mass shootings are distressing, but school shootings may be especially difficult for children.

How parents can help

WJAR news story

In Case You Missed It –
Bradley Hospital in the News II

Pediatric organizations call for more action for children's mental health

It was one year ago that the American Academy of Pediatricians, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Children's Hospital Association declared a National State of Emergency in Children's Mental Health.

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