Emergency Services - Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone

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Offers assessment and consultation for children or adolescents with urgent and/or emergent mental health needs.

This service provides:

  • assessments for children and teens with mental health concerns
  • consultations with families
  • recommendations to doctors about admissions and/or community support
  • discharge planning and counselling for children and teens in the hospital
  • short-term follow-up for clients once they have been discharged

See Eligibility field for information on who is eligible for this service.

Alberta Children's Hospital has a Mental Health Inpatient Unit.

Key Provider: doctors, psychiatrists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Yes, Children and adolescents with mental health concerns that impact abilities in daily functioning. The following locations ONLY provide Mental Health services to adolescents over the age of 14 years:
  • Foothills Medical Centre
  • Rockyview General Hospital
  • South Health Campus
  • Peter Lougheed Centre
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time varies.

403-943-3000 (Switchboard)
Web Site
Interpreter/Translation services
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Lifts available
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 14, 2023
7007 14 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2V 1P9

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department

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Hours of Operation

Psychiatric Emergency Services are provided from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 7 days per week.