Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program (CICAPP)

The Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program (CICAPP) provides comprehensive and coordinated individual and family consultation and psychiatric evaluation and treatment for youth up to18 years old.

Our goals are to support youth and families living in Central Island communities to reduce significant emotional, behavioural, psychological and psychiatric symptoms and increase the mental health and functioning of youth at home, school and in their community.

Services include:

Specialized services for children and youth who have:

  • complex mood, anxiety and/or psychotic concerns, or
  • complex neuro-developmental and associated psychiatric concerns.

Examples of those who may be referred are youth with complex challenges such as depression, bipolar, generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive, panic, post-traumatic stress, psychosis or schizophrenia with or without concurrent ADHD, ASD, learning disabilities or other developmental impairments.

Locations served:

Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Oceanside, Port Alberni, and Gabriola Island.


Address / Contact Info

Island Health Nanaimo
Nanaimo, BC

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 519-6720
Phone : (250) 519-6794

Web Links

Forms and Resources

Location Map

This program was last updated on 17 Jun 2016.