Central Island Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Program

Central Island Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Program Island Health

The Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program (CICAPP) provides comprehensive and coordinated individual and family consultation and psychiatric evaluation and treatment for youth up to18 years old.

Our goals are to support youth and families living in Central Island communities to reduce significant emotional, behavioural, psychological and psychiatric symptoms and increase the mental health and functioning of youth at home, school and in their community.

Services include

Specialized services for children and youth who have

  • complex mood, anxiety and/or psychotic concerns, or
  • complex neuro-developmental and associated psychiatric concerns.

Examples of those who may be referred are youth with complex challenges such as depression, bipolar, generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive, panic, post-traumatic stress, psychosis or schizophrenia with or without concurrent ADHD, ASD, learning disabilities or other developmental impairments.

Locations served

Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Oceanside, Port Alberni, and Gabriola Island.

General Information on Central Island Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Program

Referral Required?
Required
How to Get Referral

Family physicians, pediatricians and mental health clinicians may make referrals to the Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service. Find out more about the referral process.

To discuss a potential referral or obtain more information, please contact 250-755-7945.

Contact Us

250-755-7945

Adolescent Outpatient Services

Comox Valley Hospital Wellness Centre
101 Lerwick Rd
Courtenay, B.C.
250-331-5900 ext. 65321

Locations

Ladysmith Community Health Centre

Ladysmith Community Health Centre

1111-4th Avenue
PO Box 10
Ladysmith, B.C. 
V9G 1A1

250-739-5777

North Island Hospital Comox Valley

North Island Hospital Comox Valley

101 Lerwick Rd
Courtenay, B.C. 
V9N 0B9

250-331-5900

Oceanside Health Centre

Oceanside Health Centre

489 Alberni Hwy
Parksville, B.C.
V9P 1J9

250-951-9550

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