Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Emergency Services - Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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 ServiceReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time varies.

403-944-1110 (Switchboard)
Interpreter/Translation services
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Lifts
Last Updated On
September 16, 2021
Facility is located one block south of 16 Ave (Trans Canada Highway).; 1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9

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

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