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.
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 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.