The Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) teams offer treatment for mild to severe emotional health and mental health needs, for young people up to the age of 18 and their families.
Some of the young people we see are experiencing things such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, depression and bipolar.
The support we give is part of a wider group of agencies to make sure that young people receive the right treatment from the right service.
Community CAMHS has three teams covering different areas across Nottinghamshire. There are also specialist teams which provide further support, these are:
- Eating Disorders Team
- What About Me (WAM)
- Head 2 Head
- CAMHS Crisis and Home Treatment Team
- Intellectual Disability Team (IDD)
- Children Looked After and Adoption Team
- Paediatric Liaison Team
- Primary Mental Health Team
- Substance Misuse Service (SMS)
- Face It
More information about each of these services can be found in our A-Z of services.
How to make a referral
We accept referrals from any professional, including GPs and teachers.
County referrals (for children registered with a County GP)
All CAMHS referrals for Nottinghamshire County are made via our Single Point of Access:
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Entrance 2, Thorneywood Unit
City referrals (for children registered with a City GP)
All CAMHS referrals for Nottingham City referrals are made via our Single Point of Access:
CAMHS Citywide Tier 2
Nottingham City Council
Glenbrook Management Centre
More information on referring to Nottingham City can be found at www.bemhnottingham.co.uk.
Advice on making a referral
We also provide a consultation service for professionals considering a referral to CAMHS. The purpose of consultations are to ensure that the young person is signposted to the appropriate service for their needs. Call one of the numbers below.
- City children: 0115 876 4000
- County children: 0115 844 0501
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