Your Guide to CAMHS
A beginner's guide to the NHS's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) for young people and parents.Find Out More
Your guide to CAMHS, who's who in mental health services and who you can call if you need to talk to someone.
Find out what all the roles are in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and in an inpatient care unit, and what they do.
Bring this page with you when you talk to your healthcare provider about treatment, or use it as a starting point for your own list of questions.
Mental health conditions can make you feel out of control, but when it comes to treatment you should always be in the driving seat
Find organisations that listen, plus online support and information.
A beginner's guide to the NHS's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) for young people and parents.
People sometimes go into hospital for their mental health, to help them get the right level of care and support to help them on their way to recovery. This guide explains what happens in a mental health unit, who you might meet and how they will support you.
If you’re worried about a child or young person’s mental health, there is plenty of help and advice including our free Parents Helpline.