Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

SHN has a comprehensive mental health program for children and adolescents. The program includes outpatient child and adolescent mental health delivered at The Shoniker Clinic, as well as a six-bed inpatient unit, a day hospital, and a crisis team. The program is designed to provide integrated and seamless services to children and adolescents with significant mental health problems.

The Shoniker Clinic

The Shoniker Clinic is a child and adolescent mental health clinic that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of significant mental health problems. The clinic accepts physician referrals for youth under the age of 19 who reside in Scarborough, Pickering or Ajax. An interdisciplinary team provides assessments, individual and family therapy, parent education, group therapy and medication management.

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ADHD Clinic

The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic provides short-term consultative services for children up to 17 years of age who are experiencing problems related to ADHD. Our team of mental health care therapists and a psychiatrist provides assessment, treatment, and community programming for children, families and helping professionals. A doctor’s referral is necessary to receive services from the ADHD Clinic.

What We Offer

  • Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD
  • Parent workshop series
  • Community workshops
  • School support
  • Family and individual therapy

The ADHD Clinic believes in the involvement of parents, teachers, children, community and mental health professionals to work together to provide integrated treatment. Workshops are offered on a regular basis for teachers and schools who work with children being serviced by the ADHD Clinic.

Contact us
Shoniker Clinic
2877A Ellesmere Road

First Intervention Treatment Team (FITT)

The First Intervention Treatment Team (FITT) supports young people who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. This intensive service is offered through Shoniker Clinic, and is available to clients up to the age of 35 who live in Scarborough. Physician referral is required.

Learn more about the FITT program

Download the FITT Brochure. For more information call 416-281-7301.

Link Program

The Link program at SHN supports young people between 18 and 24 years old who are experiencing difficulties related to severe mental illness. We work directly with community partners to connect patients with services and resources they need to transition to ongoing supports and services in the community.

Learn more about the Link Program

Download the Link Brochure. For more information call 416-281-7301 ext. 2778.