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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Croydon

CAMHS provide an integrated mental health service for children and adolescents up to 18 who live in the London Borough of Croydon.

The service is provided by a team of specialists in a community mental health clinic, GP surgery and hospital outpatient clinic. This service is for children and young people who have had severe and complex problems for some time. We provide a number of specialist clinics and assessment clinics to diagnose and treat children with mental health conditions.

Team members in a Tier 3 service are likely to include child and adolescent psychiatrists, social workers, clinical psychologists, community psychiatric nurses, child psychotherapists, occupational therapists, and art therapists.

 

Address:
Croydon CAMHS, Christopher Wren House, 113 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1QG
Umbrella org:
SLAM
Telephone:
020 3228 0000
Related website:
http://bit.ly/2gQA0sX
Opening times:
Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
Who is it for:
Children and adolescents up to age of 18 with persistent and severe mental health problems, their families and professionals working with them.
Disabled access:
Yes
How to apply:
Referral with referees knowledge and consent via GP, paediatricians, Social Services, educational psychologists, head teachers, health visitors and so on. Self referrals are not accepted.
Sector:
Statutory

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