Our service is here for young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis. This includes those who:
We offer intensive home treatment for young people:
We also help to plan for young people who are ready to come home from a psychiatric hospital and we provide out-of-hours care for those who are already working with specialist CAMHS teams.
When a young person no longer needs support from our team, we will make a discharge plan with them and their family as early as possible, to ensure they can have a positive move to another service. Options might include moving to another community CAMHS service, another service/agency or back to universal services such as a GP or school nurse, depending on the needs of the young person.
We now operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Health, social care or education workers can assess whether CAMHS support is needed and make a referral. Parents/carers and young people can also self-refer for CAMHS support using our online form or by calling 0115 854 2299.
CAMHS Single Point of Access for Self Referral which is responded to within 72 hours: 0115 854 2299
CAMHS Crisis Team for urgent assistance: 0115 844 0560
Alternatively you can the Nottinghamshire Mental Health helpline helpline number on 0808 196 3779. This number is available to anyone in mental health crisis at anytime, anywhere across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
CAMHS Crisis Team
CAMHS Crisis Team
3-5 Lindsay Close
The team accepts community and self-referrals. Where an assessment if indicated, and the child or young person is medically fit in order for this occur, we will do so within 4 hours of the referral being received. Assessment may occur by telephone or face to face as clinically indicated.
Via the County CAMHS SPA (Single Point of Access), located at Thorneywood. The SPA will screen and allocate all incoming referrals to the appropriate CAMHS team.
Telephone: 0115 854 2299 or 0115 844 0501
Via the City CAMHS SPA, located at Glenbrook. The SPA will screen and allocate all incoming referrals to the appropriate CAMHS team.
The team offer mental health assessment to young people presenting to hospital with acute mental health needs and/or self harm.
For those young people who do require a psychiatric admission we will support the inpatient unit and community teams by offering in-reach support by facilitating home leave and attending ward rounds in order to provide a timely and safe discharge.
The team can offer intensive home treatment to help people adjust when they leave hospital, if this is needed.
Operational Team Lead
Clinical Team Lead
Nottinghamshire Joint Commissioning Board