Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit (CAPU) is a six-bed, provincial-based, inpatient psychiatric unit at Horizon’s The Moncton Hospital.

The unit provides specialized services in the areas of diagnosis clarification, assessment, and treatment for youth who require a concentrated and comprehensive service as recommended by their mental health treatment team.

The unit provides services to youth aged 9 to 17 (less one day) and is staffed by registered nurses, youth care workers, a psychologist, a social worker, and a clinical coordinator.