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Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

York House
411 Barking Road
E13 8AL

Tel: 020 8430 9000

Opening times: 9.00am - 5.00pm


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Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

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. 

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

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

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. 

Our referral form for professionals is ready to be downloaded. Send completed forms to:

ChatHealth is a confidential text messaging service for 11-19 year olds. It is a quick and easy way for young people to access health advice and support. A qualified nurse can respond to messages, Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 17:00 (excluding Bank Holidays). Messages will be responded to within 24 working hours.

Pop-up CAMHS Newham - Facebook
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Taking place the second and last Saturday every month

Newham CAMHS YouTube 
Some short films to explain local service by made by young people and staff

HeadStart Newham
Working closely with schools and the community, HeadStart offers young people and their families opportunities to recognise the strengths they already have and develop new skills so they’re able to overcome challenges and bounce back from tough circumstances.

Newham CAMHS Workshops
Newham CAMHS offers therapeutic workshops for young people and parents/carers who live in Newham and would like advice and support to improve their mental health and wellbeing. If you have any questions about the workshops you can contact us on 020 8430 9000

Parent Resources for Support During the Pandemic
Some useful and still relevant resources that maybe help during the school holidays

Welcome to Newham CAMHS

What you can expect

COVID - Maintaining Your Safety at CAMHS

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: 


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • OCD
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-harm
Clinical speciality:
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services
Treatment mode:
  • Community
Information Leaflets
Newham CAMHS referral form

Before completing the form, you must discuss the reasons you give for the referral with young person and/or parent/ carer (depending on age / capacity of young person). Please include as much information as possible.