An NHS service supporting young people up to 18 who are struggling with their mental health. A referral can be made through your GP where an assessment will take place and support provided where appropriate.
Greenock Health Centre – 01475 495500
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides community-based and inpatient support to children and young people in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. Support for children and young people who have significant difficulties with their mental health and wellbeing that impact their day-to-day activities in a number of areas of their lives.
The service accepts referrals from staff who work with children and young people across agencies. It provides care and support from:
- Mental Health Nurses.
- Clinical Psychologists.
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.
- Family Therapists.
- Occupational Therapists.
- Speech and Language Therapists as required.
The service works to deliver the care only CAMHS can provide in partnership and guided by children, young people and their families and with other services that can best help the child or young person in their family context to be safe, healthy, active, nurtured, achieving, respected, responsible and included.