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Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMHS)

We are a free and confidential specialist mental health service for children and young people in the Gold Coast region. Our services may be delivered in the community or within the hospital environment and they are designed for treating individuals up to the age of 25 years.

Services we offer

We offer a range of mental health services for children and young people with complex mental health needs.

Accessing Care

Parents or young people can self-refer or a referral can be made by your GP, a health professional or school staff.

Care in the community

Our community-based clinics specialise in supporting young people (and their families) with a range of different mental health difficulties.

Care in the hospital

We also offer specialist inpatient care for those who require more intensive treatment and support.

Specialist Care Programs

Our specialist programs work closely and collaboratively with our CYMHS Teams to provide support young people and their families.


Here you will find several links offering information and support for both young people and their families.

Last updated 26 Jul 2022