Counselling

Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) services are available in Keremeos and Princeton.

CYMH Clinicians provide services for youth struggling with a spectrum of mental health issues including: anxiety, conduct disorder, attention-deficit or hyperactivity, depression, panic, social phobia, substance abuse, pervasive development disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, Tourette’s disorder, an eating disorder and bipolar disorder.

Generally speaking, Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) provides brief, short, medium, long term treatment and support to children and youth 0 to 18 years and their families who are affected by serious mental health issues.

Services offered may either be direct clinical services or targeted community support. Direct clinical services are provided to a registered client or to others involved in direct support of this client. These services include intake, screening and referral, assessment and planning, treatment, case management, and clinical consultation. Targeted community support may include mental health consultation, program consultation, service system planning, community coordination, and education and health promotion, all targeted to children’s mental health needs.

For more information on CYMH services in Keremeos or Princeton, please call the Interior Region Child and Youth Mental Health office in Penticton at 250-487-4422.

Or visit: http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health/index.htm