Child and Family Behavioral Health Services (CAFBHS)

Mission and Vision

Provide accessible, timely Behavioral Health services to military children and families through consultation and collaboration with PCMs. Provide comprehensive evaluations and short term treatment for children and families who exhibit a wide variety of behavioral and psychiatric challenges. Goal is to provide the most clinically effective and least restrictive level of care to our patients.

Hours and Location

Contact Us Clinic Hours
Main: (254) 286-7079/287-1866
Fax: (254) 286-7629
Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
36000 Darnall Loop
5 West (5W), 5th Floor


Eligible patients

The Child and Family Behavioral Health Services provides behavioral health care for Active Duty Family Members. Services include clinical psychosocial and/or medication evaluations, psychological testing and short term individual, couples and/or family therapy to military dependents enrolled in TRICARE Prime.

Referrals should come from the patient's PCM.

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Services Include:

  • Consultation
  • Psychosocial Evaluations and Testing
  • Inpatient Admission Referrals
  • Short Term Treatment
    • Individual Therapy
    • Couples/Marriage Therapy
    • Family Therapy
    • Medication Management
  • Referrals to the network as necessary
  • Support & Education Groups

Psychiatric emergencies for family members after hours, on weekend & holidays are available through:

  • Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's Emergency Department: 288-8114/8113
  • Metroplex Hospital: 254-628-1000
  • Cedar Crest Hospital: 254-939-2100

Additional Resources:

MilitaryParenting.orgoffsite link in new window is a new online course for Service Members and Veterans, developed by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, that provides military parents with the tools they need to strengthen their existing parenting skills and reconnect with their families. Many of the techniques in the course are specifically tailored to address the unique challenges of military life.

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