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Programs & Services

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program

Provides care to children who have mental health concerns that affect how they function at home, in school, or in the community.

Sees children with mental health concerns who can't be treated in a community or facility-based program. Offers these services:

  • help during crisis
  • seeing a psychiatrist
  • treatment (one-to-one, family, and group therapy)
  • teaching to children and their families
  • referrals to community agencies if needed
  • satellite school program

Contact Details

Chinook Regional Hospital

960 19 Street S
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 1W5
Getting There

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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
child life specialists, mental health therapists, outreach workers, psychiatrists

To be admitted to the program, children must:

  • be 17 years or younger
  • have an acute psychiatric illness that can't be managed in the community or a facility
  • need to be admitted to the hospital to get diagnosed
  • consent to elective admission for assessment

Children can't be part of the program if they:

  • have health problems that aren't stable
  • are physically violent right now
  • have problems with development or substance use and no mental illness
  • need forensic services
Service Access

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

Service Locations