Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) MCFD

Differentiating Category

  • Mandate focuses on mental health where a serious diagnosable mental health disorder is impacting functioning
  • Provides longer term mental health support

Population Served

Children and youth 18 years of age and under and their families on a voluntary basis.

Services Provided

Direct Clinical Services

  • intake
  • screening and referral
  • assessment and planning
  • treatment
  • case management
  • clinical consultation

Targeted Community Support

  • mental health and program consultation
  • service system planning
  • community coordination
  • education/ health promotion

How Service is Delivered

Group therapy, one-on-one therapy, community programs, consults with other professionals.

When to Contact

When individuals are experiencing extreme impaired functioning or are suicidal due to acute mental illness.

Referral Protocol

  • Via fax, phone or self-referral in most communities
  • Walk in model, no referral necessary: in Burnaby, Surrey, White Rock, Tri-cities, New Westminster, Langley and Chilliwack

Contact Information

Visit website: www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health/contacts.htm click link for your local office

For Surrey region, call the Integrated Intake & Screening Team: http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health/help.htm

Address / Contact Info

BC

Web Links

This program was last updated on 01 Feb 2017.