Welcome to CAMHS

Welcome to CAMHS in Northamptonshire. CAMHS stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

CAMHS is here to support children and young people up to the age of 18 in Northamptonshire, experiencing difficulties with their emotional wellbeing and mental health difficulties.  The team offers a range of interventions and therapies delivered individually or in groups, in partnership with families in a number of localities.

On these pages, you will find information for young people about CAMHS, information about conditions and treatments and discover our toolkit where you can find simple tools to help you feel better.

Toolkit

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All about CAMHS

Parents and carers

Difficulties and conditions

Professionals

Parents and carers

Parents and carers

Professionals

Professionals

Find us

Find us

Contact us

Live chat - Talk to us on CAMHS live 9am-7pm Monday - Friday.

Text a school nurse - for friendly, helpful advice. This service is designed for 11-19 year olds: 07507 329 600 Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm

Phone - the consultation line for parents, carers, young people and professionals is available 9am to 7pm, Monday to Friday on call  0800 170 7055.

If you are in a crisis, at risk of self-harm or suicide – the CAMHS crisis team is open 24/7 and can be accessed by calling 0800 170 7055.

Or: 

  1. Text Shout to 85258 at any time day or night. You can find out more by accessing the Give a Shout website here
  2. If your life is at imminent risk, call 999 for emergency help.
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