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Programs & Services

Shared Mental Health Care Program

This program helps family physicians to assess, treat, and manage their patients' mental and / or behavioural health concerns through regular consultation provided at the physician's practice.

This service provides doctors with access to mental health consultants (psychiatric registered nurses, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists) who take part in a client’s regular appointments. Mental health consultants can help doctors with:

  • assessments
  • treatments
  • teaching clients
  • finding mental health resources and making referrals to other services

Doctors who are part of a primary care network can also refer clients with mental or behavioural health concerns to behavioural health consultants. These consultants work in primary care clinics and can make appointments with patients that don’t include the doctor and are shorter than shared care sessions.

Contact Details

Calgary Zone and Area

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Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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

This service is coordinated through the doctor's office.

Wait Times

Wait times vary.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Shared Mental Health - Adult, Shared Mental Health - Rural
Shared Care and Behavioral Health Consultation Service