Coming to CAMHS - What to expect

If you have recently been told you are coming to CAMHS, you may feel worried or nervous, we understand this and have made some pages to try and make you feel better.

Community clinics - if  you are coming to one of our community clinics this will give you more information about where you are going.

Get help now - this will give you some useful contacts to get help now.

Specialist teams - if you are coming to one of our specialist teams for example our eating disorder, targeted or crisis teams or if you are coming to our inpatient unit Forest House, this will give you more information.

Children's questions - visit this page to see some of the questions other children have had and the answers to these.

Children's stories- click here to see what other children think of our services.

Welcome pack - click here for useful information for yourself and your parent or carer, you should receive this in a paper form and it is useful for you to take with you to appointments.

These links contain , pictures, videos and things that other children say about each service. Hopefully these will make you feel more welcome and prepared when coming to our service.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please call the number you have been given on your letter. 

 

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Helpful Hint

Think about what you want to talk about and what you want help with, before you go. You may find it helpful to make a checklist, there is an online tool to help you do this and you can find it here.