Children's Hospital London Health Sciences Centre

Service: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care Program

Description
Description (Service) Clinical services to children and youth with mental health difficulties

Provides family therapy, one-on-one therapy, group therapy and pharmacotherapy (medication therapy) * multidisciplinary team includes child and adolescent psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, nurses, child and youth counselors, child and family therapists, dietitians, clerical support staff, teachers from W.D. Sutton school * research and teaching

Education available to community agencies and groups on variety of subjects:
  • assessment and treatment of children and adolescents presenting with eating disorders
  • mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • family therapy
  • psychosomatic disorders


Day Treatment Services - Assessment and treatment of children and adolescents between 10 and 17 years of age, with internalizing difficulties, who require more intensive services than available through outpatients but do not require hospitalization

Eating Disorders Services - Services for people experiencing anorexia nervosa, bulimia and eating problems, including restricting, binging, purging, excessive exercising and low body weight

Inpatient Services - Services for children and adolescents requiring short term admission for crisis stabilization and assessment of urgent mental health problems

Outpatient Services - Assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with mental health difficulties of an internalizing nature
Service Details
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth up to 17 years of age and their families
Application Medical referral needed
Languages English
Fees Most services covered by OHIP
Address and Location
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
800 Commissioners Rd E
London, ON N6A 5W9
Intersection Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Intake: 519-667-6640
Fax 519-685-8595
Website www.lhsc.on.ca/About_Us/Childrens_Hospital/

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