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Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

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. 

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 pediatric ward at Newham University Hospital to assess young people who have self-harmed.

York House, 411 Barking Road,
E13 8AL
United Kingdom

Opening hours
9.00am-5.00pm (Monday - Friday)
Telephone number
020 8430 9000
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • OCD
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-harm

We have posted a library of information aimed at parents and guardians.

Referrals to CAMHS can be made by contacting your GP, teacher, or other health professionals 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

Information Video 

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

Welcome to Newham CAMHS

To learn more about our service, take a look at the video produced below. 

Breathing Meditation

We are keen to provide information in a wider variety of ways such as this video on breathing meditation. 

Mindfulness for Beginners 

This 'mindfulness for beginners' video is another example of the service using different methods of communication for service users.