Služba za otroško psihiatrijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija
In this contribution the help network for children and adolescents with mental disorders in our area is presented. In recent years there has been a sharp increase in mental and behavioural disorders in children and adolescents in this country. Families and children need early management and preventive and psychotherapeutic treatment. The help network has greatly expanded in recent years and the recruiting of the services of professionals has increased.
Key words: mental health, mental health of children, institutions.