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Adolescent Mental Health Services

About our adolescent services

The community-based outpatient adolescent service is based at the Dean Clinic Lucan and the Dean Clinic Cork. Willow Grove, our inpatient adolescent unit, is based on campus at St Patrick’s University Hospital. About our adolescent services We are a national service and accept referrals from CAMHS teams and GPs.

About our adolescent services

We are a national service and accept referrals from CAHMS teams and GPs.

Our adolescent service caters for a range of mental health difficulties including;

  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Eating disorders

Aim and philosophy

The aim of the adolescent team is to form trusting relationships which can help young people and their families to build on existing strengths and develop new skills that may allow them to manage themselves and their feelings in a more appropriate way in the future.

Central to this belief is the concept of the therapeutic milieu. The therapeutic milieu is a structured, safe and supportive environment where staff engage not only with the distress and problems of the young person and their family, but also their strengths and assets.

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Inpatient Adolescent Unit

Support & Information

Take your first step by making a call – Speak to a mental health professional today

01 249 3333

Referral & Admission Service

Referral & Admission Service: Contact us for queries regarding a referral to our service.

01 249 3635