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CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)

Improve the Mental Health and Psychological Well-being of all children and young people. We deliver our serivces in the following way:

  • Group work
  • Individual work
  • Clinics in community settings
  • Joint session such as parenting workshops/support
  • Advice
  • Signposting to the most appropriate service
  • Consultation (in person or over the telephone)

Our services work with children and young people to an agreed care plan.

Who to contact

Contact Name
CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)
Telephone
01642 368400
Website
CAMHS

Where to go

Address
Viscount House
Falcon court
Preston Farm
Stockton on Tees
Postcode
TS18 3TX

Local Offer

Description

We deliver our services in the following way:

  • Group work
  • Individual work
  • Clinics in community settings
  • Joint sessions such as parenting workshops/support
  • Advice
  • Signposting to the most appropriate services
  • Consultation (in person or over the telephone)

Our services work with children and young people to an agreed care plan.

As well as offering appointments at our offices, our teams also work in the community setting such as:

  • School
  • Youth Clubs
  • GP Practices
  • Carers Centres
  • Children’s Centres

Families can make a self referral by contact the office in their local area.

Once a child or young person is accepted into our service there will be a Lead Professional who would be your point of contact but if they are not available another member of the team would be very happy to help.

Other agencies can make a referral by telephone, fax or letter to their local office.

We provided a range of services to children and young people up to the age of 18.

Our Targeted Service can be accessed if families / young people have:-

  • Relationship issues that have ongoing impact on daily life
  • Mild/moderate anxiety
  • Low mood
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Eating difficulties
  • Low risk self harming behaviour
  • Low level psychosomatic presentation
  • Significant changes in presenting behaviours

 An assessment will then be made and if appropriate would be referred to Tier 3 (specialist) CAMHS / LD CAMHS 

  • Neuro-developmental disorders including; Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with psychiatric co-morbidity
  • Eating disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
  • Psychotic illness including both positive and negative symptoms
  • Anxiety disorders including; panic attacks, separation anxiety and phobias.
  • Mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourettes
  • Deliberate self harm
  • Attachment disorders
  • Emerging personality disorders
  • Learning disabilities and challenging behaviours

Our buildings have waiting rooms and consultation rooms which are wheelchair accessible; there are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities in our offices.

Contact Name
CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)
Contact Telephone
01642 368400
Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary
Primary
Early Years
Transition to Adulthood
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

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