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Programs & Services


Adult Psychosis Program

The Adult Psychosis Program is a tertiary care, sub-specialty and multi-disciplinary program dedicated to providing specialized assessments and follow-up care to individuals with chronic psychotic disorders and to individuals over the age of 35 years with first episode psychosis

Service offers:

  • diagnosis and management of psychotic disorders
  • support and treatment of any existing mental health issues
  • support for transitions to primary care provider or community psychiatric clinic
  • research
  • education for health providers

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
Special Services Building, 2 floor, Unit 24
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403-944-1491
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note

Closed weekends and holidays.

Access
Service Providers May Include
living skills instructors, occupational therapists (OTs), psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurse (RPNs), social workers
Eligibility

Eligible:

  • adults with a chronic and persisting psychotic disorder (e.g.Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective disorder) needing specialized case management
  • who have been a psychiatric inpatient within the last 6 months

or

  • there is evidence in the community that the treatment isn't working (persistent psychotic symptoms despite and adequate trial of an antipsychotic)

Not eligible:

  • adults that don't have a primary psychotic disorder.

Primary diagnosis of bipolar disorder with psychotic features (usually seen in the Foothills Medical Clinic Mood Disorders Program)
IQ less than 70

Other:

  • primary legal issues or court-mandated treatment to be reviewed case by case
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services