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Programs & Services

Psychiatric Adult Services

Provides urgent, time limited, care for individuals experiencing mental health related concerns using evidence-base psychotherapeutic approaches.

Clients must be willing to engage in change oriented therapy. To begin, a client undergoes a comprehensive psychiatric assessment. Based on the treatment plan, both individual and group therapies are available.

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Getting There

Parking available

Foothills Medical Centre parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Closed weekends and Statutory holidays.

Service Providers May Include
psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, students from varying disciplines

Clients over the age of 18 who:

  • present with symptoms consistent with a primary anxiety or mood disorder
  • do not have a primary substance use concern (e.g. established pattern of problematic use to cope with psychological issues or avoidance of withdrawal)
  • do not have a developmental disability
  • do not have any symptoms consistent with psychosis
  • is not currently being provided with mental health services and/or is not scheduled to see another mental health provider within AHS
Service Access

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

Referrals directly through the RGH Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES) and the FMC Emergency Department including FMC PES.

Wait Times

Clients referred from Foothills Medical Centre Emergency Department, Rockyview General Hospital Emergency Department, Foothills Medical Centre Psychiatric Emergency Service, Rockyview General Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Services and Rockyview General Hospital Crisis Stabilization Unit will be offered an appointment with a goal of 2 weeks of the referral date.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Psychiatric Assessment Services