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1. Name of Service

Adolescent Outpatient Services at St. Joseph's Hospital

2. Address of Service

2137 Comox Avenue
Comox, BC,
V9M 1P2

Phone: 250-339-1525
Fax: 250-339-1578


3. Hours of Service:

Monday to Friday

After hours: Call Crisis line 1-888-494-3888

4. Who Can Receive Services?

Age range 19 years of age and up
Type of psychosis or disorders Continuous intervention for adolescents experiencing serious psychiatric difficulties, such as difficult to treat depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, or thought disorders
Catchment areas served
Other criteria

5. Do I Need a Referral?

Anyone can refer, intake services include self-referral.

6. Program Description:

Basic early psychosis services provided include:

  Complete assessment of symptoms and physical functioning
  Medication management
  Case manager
  Family support and education
  Client education
  Treatment of problems in living and other mental health issues

In addition to these basic early intervention services more comprehensive services may be offered including:

  Groups (In Partnership with Psychiatric Day Hospital)
  Public education regarding early identification and intervention
  Cognitive assessments and rehabilitation
  Vocational rehab programs
  Medication side effect monitoring, healthy living programs
  Alumni programs