The Extended Crisis Service is a dedicated mental health crisis service for children and young people across City & Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.
The Extended Crisis Service offers quick and easy access to speak with a CAMHS specialist nurse out of hours, with a focus on therapeutic assessment, working out the right follow up plan for each individual and moving to recovery as soon as possible,
In addition to the existing Monday to Friday 9-5 service, we now have CAMHS nurses based out of hours in the Accident & Emergency Departments at Homerton University, Newham University and the Royal London Hospitals.
To see a member of the team, people can attend the A&E department at Royal London, Homerton University or Newham University Hospital at these times.
The hospital based CAMHS Crisis teams are available from Monday to Friday, 11am - 11pm and at weekend and bank holidays 10am - 2.30pm.
To see a member of the team attend the A&E department at Royal London, Homerton University Hospital or Newham University Hospital.
For more information about the service contact the Nurse Manager or Deputy Team Manager on 0203 222 5600 Mondays - Fridays between 9am and 5pm.
This service is for young people at risk of:
immediate and significant self-harm;
feeling emotionally or psychologically distressed;
having thoughts of suicide or struggling to manage an immediate outburst that puts you or others at risk.
The CAMHS Extended Crisis teams aim to provide the right care, in the right place at the right time to promote safety and recovery from a crisis.