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Youth Mental Health & Addiction Clinic

Access to mental health and addiction services for local young people

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The ACCESS Open Minds Clinic is in the Bill Rees YMCA.

The downtown Edmonton clinic provides local young people with access to mental health and addiction services. The resources are available to youth aged 11 to 25.

The clinic opened in Spring 2017.

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It's got three psychiatrists and two clinicians with a background in social work. The team connects youth with the help they need.

Its the very first clinic of its kind in Alberta.

Edmonton is the 12th community in Canada to launch an ACCESS Open Minds Clinic.

Funding for it comes from a partnership between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Graham Boeckh Foundation.

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