Washburn Center for Children is the state’s leading children’s mental health center, caring for a wide variety of children’s needs such as: attention deficit disorders trauma behavioral problems anxiety learning difficulties depression One out of five Minnesota children will experience mental health challenges, yet only 20% get the help they need. Washburn ensures caregivers have a resource to help kids who are hurting on the inside. Washburn Center believes a child’s mental health is as important as their physical health. When children with social, emotional and behavioral challenges receive early intervention, they have happier childhoods, are less likely to fail academically, drop out of school or become involved in the juvenile justice system. Our compassionate child therapists help children develop the skills to be successful at home, in school and in the community.