The Adolescent Mental Health Team (AMHT)
We offer specialist assessment, support and treatment for young people aged 13– 18 years old, who may be experiencing severe and complex mental health difficulties that affect their day to day lives. The service also provides early intervention at the onset of psychosis in young people. The Team is made up of Psychiatrist, Psychologists, Family Therapists and Nurse Specialists. A Care Coordinator will normally oversee your care, although you may also see other members of the team.
The Community Eating Disorder service (CEDS)
The Community Eating Disorder service (CEDS) is a single dedicated team of CAMHS professionals. The team leads on the direct delivery of interventions for children and young people presenting with moderate and severe presentations of eating disorders. The service model includes an appropriate emphasis on prevention and early intervention.
The Learning Disability and Autism Team (LD A)
We work with young people aged 0-18 who have a learning disability; where there is concern about their emotional wellbeing, mental health, or there is difficulty managing their behaviour. We also work with their parents and carers. Our team offers specialist assessment, support and advice focused on the particular emotional and behavioural needs of children with a learning disability. Common problems we work with include; difficulties with social skills and toileting, and support for emotional difficulties such as anger or anxiety.
The Paediatric Liaison Team
The team consists of a Consultant Psychiatrist, Nurse Specialist and Family Therapist, providing assessment, intervention and support to children and young people who have medical or surgical problems. We offer a therapeutic service for children and young people who come into contact with paediatric services and require help and support with adjusting and coping with illness or injury, emotional and/or behavioural problems in a child with illness or injury or treatment compliance problems. We also support parents and siblings where families have difficulties coping with a child’s or young person's illness.