Founded in 2012, the DC Collaborative for Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care (DC Collaborative) aims to improve the integration of mental health in pediatric primary care for youth in the District of Columbia. This public-private partnership includes Children’s National Health System, Georgetown University, the Children’s Law Center, the DC Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the DC Departments of Health, Behavioral Health and Health Care Finance, as well as a community advisory board with representation from more than 25 child-serving organizations, parents and community groups.