Child & Adolescent Mental Health Outpatient Services: For Healthcare Providers

Psychiatric consultation requests will be considered for the following presentations:

  1. Moderate to severe anxiety symptoms
  1. Moderate to severe depressive or other mood symptoms
  • Please include PHQ-A 
  1. Possible attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  1. Need for diagnostic clarification in complex presentations
  2. Need for medication evaluation
  3. Severe functional impairment (e.g. not attending school)
  4. Recurrent, significant safety concerns not requiring urgent assessment

Please complete child and adolescent mental health referral form and fax to 416-469-6179.

For quick access to psychiatric input, consider an eConsult through Ontario Telemedicine Network (Dr. K. Lemke).

Any referrals that do not meet the criteria above will be redirected to community or specialized mental health services.

Community mental health services for:

  1. mild anxiety or depression
  2. minor self-harm
  3. disruptive, oppositional behaviour or other behavioural concerns
  4. identity, self-esteem and relationship issues
  5. gender or sexual identity
  6. bullying, harassment, abuse and trauma
  7. family stressors, conflict, separation/divorce

Specialized mental health services for:

  1. possible bipolar disorder or psychosis (non-urgent)
  2. possible eating disorder
  3. substance use or concurrent disorders
  4. autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability or learning disorders
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