What is the CYAN Clinic?
The Complex Youth ADHD Nanaimo (CYAN) clinic is a low-barrier multidisciplinary clinic for children and youth with suspected or diagnosed ADHD who require additional supports due to:
Referrals must come from a physician or nurse practitioner. However, you can speak to your child's school to get help in initiating this process if you don't have a doctor.
With your permission, we will also contact your child's school case manager to discuss their concerns and support services already in place. This will enable the team to consider your child's unique situation and provide a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment plan.
Depending on you and your child's needs, additional assessments may be arranged. Treatment plans may include provision of resources, connection to allied health services, and/or medication.
We have partnerships with multiple community agencies, who provide private services. Many of these services may be covered by extended medical benefits or funding sources such as Autism Funding, FNHA, or the At Home Program. You will need to discuss this with the individual service providers. If you are in need of charitable grants or other financial assistance, please check our Funding Sources page under Resources.
Your child's plan will be communicated back to his/her/their school team so that supports are wrapped around your child and family.
Follow-up will be arranged as needed.