Case studies

I've beaten anorexia once and have lived freely for two years with the help of CAMHS, unfortunately life has been harder recently so that I've relapsed, but again CAMHS have been understanding and helpful in trying through...

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I regularly go to group meetings at CAMHS in Luton run by Niki with other service users. We talk about issues around mental health and discuss service development. We give feedback on a variety of things from care plans...

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Hi I am Markus and I used to be really scared of dogs. Recently (recently being about 2 months ago) I started counselling with Dr Savina Wachter at CAMHS and since then my fear of dogs has gotten a lot better...

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CAMHS has been a useful service to me for around half of my life (8 years). I was diagnosed with OCD at the age of 9, when I did not understand even what it was, and quickly was put onto a course of CBT, meeting with a psychologist...

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CAMHS taught me about my OCD and reassured me that it was not something to be embarrassed of. OCD is very common and nothing to be ashamed of. We all have our different ways of dealing with things and when I started...

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...Recovery isn't easy, and the first step is the hardest but once you begin your journey, it will get better. You don't have to struggle alone! After a long time, I'm happy to tell my story and I hope that it helps you...

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For the past year, I have been involved in a Service User Participation group. The group gets current and ex-users of CAMHs to meet up and talk about the service and how we could improve it. Through this we are able to share opinions...

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