Spring 2023

The Johns Hopkins Children's Center Magazine

Calming the Crisis

At Johns Hopkins and across the country, children and adolescents are experiencing an unprecedented level of mental health challenges. Here are four ways experts at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center are confronting the crisis — with strategies aimed at getting young people the immediate support and treatment they need.

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The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center Building

The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center exterior at night

Our state-of-the-art, 209-bed Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center building, which opened in 2012, is designed to provide you and your child with the latest advances in family-centered care. Get more details.

  • Opened in 2012
  • 205 private rooms with sleeping accommodations for parents
  • Acoustical ceiling tiles and rubber flooring help create a quiet healing environment

  • Supersized sculptures and literary themed art distract from the hospital experience
  • Family amenities like on-demand meals, family lounges and multiple play rooms
  • Expanded, easy-to-access Pediatric Emergency Department

  • Dedicated pediatric trauma bays
  • 40-bed Pediatric ICU
  • 45-bed Neonatal ICU
  • Dedicated PCICU
  • 10 state-of-the-art pediatric surgical suites