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Programs & Services

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.

Contact Details

Alberta Children's Hospital

28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
403-955-7211 (Switchboard)

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
24 hour service

Nursing staff are available in Emergency 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM (Midnight), 7 days a week.

Service Providers May Include
doctors, psychiatrists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers

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
Wait Times

Wait time varies.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Emergency Services
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Urgent Services - Alberta