Bradley Hospital
A pioneer in mental health care for children
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Welcome to Bradley Hospital

Founded in 1931, Bradley Hospital was the nation’s first psychiatric hospital exclusively for children. Today it provides expert, family-focused care to children and adolescents with psychological, developmental, and behavioral problems, through a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, residential, and partial hospital programs.

A teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Bradley Hospital is a national center for research in child and adolescent psychiatry.

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COVID-19 Resources for Parents and Caregivers

COVID-19 developments are happening quickly and our physicians and clinicians are working hand-in-hand to provide parents, caregivers and educators resources to help families and kids navigate these uncertain times.

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Intensive Program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

The Intensive Program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disroder (OCD) provides treatment to children and adolescents, ages 5 to 18, who experience significant impairment in their daily lives due to OCD, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders and other forms of anxiety.

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Celebrating 90 years

Bradley Hospital, dedicated April 8, 1931, began with a generous legacy from George and Helen Bradley in memory of their daughter Emma. Ninety years later, the hospital continues to be a beacon of hope.

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Giving to Bradley Hospital

Every day we treat hundreds of children, adolescents and families who rely on Bradley Hospital for the very best care available. And every day, we rely on the generosity of people like you to help ensure our vital work continues. Support from our community is the cornerstone of everything we do.

Every gift, no matter the size, makes an important difference. It is an investment in the future of pediatric mental health and our mission of healing the hearts and minds of children and families throughout our region and beyond. Please join us!

Bradley Hospital Locations

Offering hundreds of specialized care for our patients

Featured Centers & Services

Offering hundreds of specialized care for our patients


The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities offers unique, highly specialized clinical services for children and adolescents who show signs of serious emotional and behavioral problems in addition to a developmental disability, such as autism, Asperger's or intellectual disability.

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center’s leading mental health professionals, researchers and educators offer services designed to bring about vital improvements in the lives of children with obsessive compulsive disorder or other forms of anxiety.

Partial Hospital Programs

Bradley Hospital’s day and afternoon partial programs offer practical alternatives to hospitalization and traditional outpatient services for kids with serious emotional, behavioral or relationship issues.

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