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Brief Service supports children and youth with mental health difficulties. Those difficulties could be with emotions, socializing, behaviour, or self-regulation. Brief Service also supports parents/caregivers. Support is time-limited.
Brief Service might be all the treatment needed. It can also identify that a child/youth needs further treatment.
The child/youth, parents/caregivers, and service providers develop goals and a treatment plan together. The plan identifies which supports will be involved.
Brief Service is for children/youth birth to 18 years of age (starting before their 18th birthday) and their parents/caregivers.
As a parent or caregiver, you know your child or youth. You recognize that behaviour might be a sign that your child or youth needs support for their mental health.
Your child is 0 to 5 years of age (before 6th birthday):
Your child/youth is 6 to 17 years of age (before 18th birthday):