NHS Foundation


Address

York House,
411 Barking Road, Plaistow, London  E13 8AL

Phone

020 8430 9000

Opening hours

9.00am-5.00pm

Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Who we are

Community Mental Health Teams - Child & Adolescent 
 
How to Refer

If you are 16 - 18 and you live or study in Newham, you can self-refer ‚Äčto Newham CAMHS by phone or online. 

Self refer by phone  - Call 0208 430 9000 between 9am and 5pm

Self refer online - 24 hrs a day here.

That means you don't need to fill out a form by hand and post it or hand it in, it can all be done confidentially and safely online.

If you are under 16, you will need an adult to send the form in on your behalf. This can be a parent, carer, a teacher or anyone else you trust. 

If you are a parent or other adult that is concerned about a young person's mental health, you can fill in the form as well. 

You can find the online referral form here.

There is also a form for professionals to fill in here. That might be a GP, social worker, teacher or other health professional. 

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, behavioral 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: 

 

 

Newham CAMHS Participation Newsletter - November 2020 

Parent Resources During COVID-19

Newham CAMHS Workshops Eventbrite

Pop-Up CAMHS Facebook

Newham CAMHS YouTube

If you are 16 or over and you live or study in Newham, you can self-refer online. That means you don't need to fill out a form by hand and post it or hand it in, it can all be done confidentially and safetly online.

If you are under 16, you will need an adult to send the form in on your behalf. This can be a parent, carer, a teacher or anyone else you trust. 

If you are a parent or other adult that is concerned about a young person's mental health, you can fill in the form as well. 

You can find the online referral form here.

There is also a form on the same page for professionals to fill in. That might be a GP, social worker, teacher or other health professional. 

 

Clinical

Conditions:

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


Clinical speciality:

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services


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