Back to search

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

Peter Lougheed Centre

Location Info
This location sees adolescents greater than 14 years of age.
3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta
T1Y 6J4
403-943-4555 (Switchboard)

On major bus route and lifts on site.

Getting There

Parking available

Peter Lougheed Centre parking map

Hours of Operation

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