​​​This service consists of a team of mental health clinicians who provide specialist mental health intervention to children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems and their families.

This service also provides groups for young people and parents, information and referral to other services and crisis intervention for the community within business hours.

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Eligibility

Children and young people aged 0-17 years (or 18 if still at school) with severe and complex mental health problems who live in North Sydney, Mosman, Willoughby and Lane Cove Local Government Areas.

Referral

Referrals can be made by contacting North Shore Ryde CYMHS Intake on 9462 9222 between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

 
Health professionals may phone or send referral information (via fax or post). However the family, legal guardian or young person (where appropriate) must contact CYMHS to confirm the referral and initiate the request for service.

Urgent cases

Urgent and crisis cases can contact North Shore Ryde CYMHS on (02) 9462 9222 between 9am and 5:00pm.

Outside these hours, contact Royal North Shore Hospital on (02) 9926 7111 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

If there are immediate safety concerns, contact "000".

Urgent and crisis cases include where there are concerns for the safety of a young person (e.g. imminent risk of self-harm or suicide); risk of harm to others; acute and sudden onset of mental health symptoms.

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Level 2, Royal North Shore Community Health Centre,
2C Herbert St,
St Leonards, NSW 2065

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Monday - Friday
8.30am - 5pm
(except public holidays)

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Phone: 02 9462 9222

Email: NSLHD-CYMHSintake@health.nsw.gov.au