New child and adolescent mental health centre coming for Calgary

Alberta Health Services, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation join forces to bring new and improved services, more timely access to care

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018

Alberta Health Services, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation join forces to bring new and improved services, more timely access to care


Story by Lisa Sutherland

CALGARY — In partnership with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, Alberta Health Services is building a centre for child and adolescent mental health here to help ensure timely access to appropriate mental health supports.

This new centre will serve young people and their families with new and enhanced services, including specialized triage and the opportunity for immediate referrals to programs at the site.

“AHS is grateful for the partnership we have with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation to build the first stand-alone centre for child and adolescent mental health in Calgary,” said Dr. Verna Yiu, President and CEO, Alberta Health Services, “The Foundation’s commitment will help us provide the best care possible to children and youth in our community who experience mental health issues.”   Read full article.....