Adolescent Psychiatry Unit (APU)
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Kelowna General Hospital
Is a referral required?
Yes, admissions are by referral only.  Referrals must come from the psychiatric care provider (in the community) who has assessed the patient and who will assume responsibility for his or her care upon discharge.
Referrals are accepted from Ministry of Children and Family Development – Child and Youth Mental Health Clinicians (CYMH), Interior Health Mental Health and Substance Youth Addictions Clinicians, and psychiatrists with the support of local CYMH services.
Are there eligibility restrictions?
Yes.  Service available to:
  • Resident of Interior Health region
  • 12 to 17 years of age
  • Must have completed a recent psychiatric assessment
We offer this service in the following language(s):
MoH     PCQO