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


020 8430 9000

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Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Who we are

Community Mental Health Teams - Child & Adolescent 
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

Referral can be made through your GPs, schools, social services and other agencies.

It is also possible to make "Self-Referral's" to our services, which can be accepted from Parents, Carers and Young People - Just call us on 0208 430 9000 and ask to self refer.



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Clinical speciality:

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services

Information Leaflets

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