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Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

York House
411 Barking Road
Plaistow
London
E13 8AL

 

020 8430 9000

9.00am-5.00pm

 

https://elft.nhs.uk/camhs

Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Community Mental Health Teams - Child & Adolescent 
 

How to Refer

Referrals to CAMHS can be made by contacting your GP or a teacher who can make a referral on your behalf if you are over 16 or with the consent of an adult you trust.

By contacting your GP or other professional to make the referral they will be able to collect all the details required on your behalf to make sure that the CAMHS team can deal with your referral as swiftly as possible.

Professionals can make a referral to CAMHS by completing the “Professionals” form here. Professionals include the following: GPs, Social Workers, Teachers or other Health Professionals.

Scroll down for a range of video resources and links to resources and activities

 

Newham CAMHS is a multi-agency specialist mental health service for children and young people with complex, severe or persistent emotional, behavioural or developmental problems. We accept referrals from birth to their 18th birthday. See our specialist CAMHS website for more information.

Services include:

  • Specialist multi-disciplinary clinics for adolescents, early childhood, learning disabilities / autistic spectrum disorder, children with severe conduct disorder, ADHD sufferers, therapies, counselling, medication.
  • Multi-disciplinary assessment of all new referrals
  • Emergency assessment of children and adolescents experiencing a severe mental health episode
  • A rapid response service to the paediatric ward at Newham University Hospital to assess young people who have self harmed

Here is a short film that explains what to expect from your initial assessment meeting, and how to be safe in terms of COVID-19: 

COVID - Ensuring your safety at CAMHS from Copperwheat Films on Vimeo.

Breathing meditation guide resource: 

Referrals to CAMHS can be made by contacting your GP, teacher or other health professional who can make a referral on your behalf if you are over 16 or with the consent of an adult you trust.

By contacting your GP or other professional to make the referral they will be able to collect all the details required on your behalf to make sure that the CAMHS team can get you help as quickly as possible. 

Referral form for professionals can be downloaded here. Send completed forms to: elft.enquiries-newhamcfcs@nhs.net 

 

 

Clinical

Conditions:

ADHD
Anxiety
Autism
Bipolar Disorder
Depression
Eating Disorders
OCD
Psychosis
Schizophrenia
Self-harm

Clinical speciality:

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services
 

Treatment mode:

Community

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