Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Head 2 Head Team

Head 2 Head work with children and young people up to 18 years old who have emotional and mental health issues and are involved with the criminal justice system and/or use/misuse substances (dual diagnoses). We provide mental health assessment and intervention.

We also provide detoxification for young people who misuse substances. As part of this, the team also provides intervention for young people (and their families) who are significantly affected by the misuse of others. The team also offers mental health assessment and intervention for young people who sexually harm others.

Head 2 Head also work with young people who are experiencing symptoms of psychosis.

Head 2 Head also provide emotional/mental health in reach into Clayfields House which is an 18 bedded secure children’s home based in Nottingham.

Appointments take place in the community, usually at the young person's home.


Service opening hours

Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Later appointments can be provided when needed.


Accessing our services

We accept self-referrals. Please call 0115 956 0842 or email


Contact us

First Floor, 200 Lichfield Lane, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 4RG

Telephone: 0115 9560842


Pebble Bridge, Hopewood, Foster Drive, Nottingham, NG5 3FL
Telephone: 0115 956 0842


Help in a crisis 

Outside of office hours please contact your GP service, NHS 111, or in an emergency go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.


Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Please contact the team on 0115 9560842 or email

Service commissioned by

Nottinghamshire City and County CCGs.