Child and adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

What is CAMHS?

CAMHS (short for child and adolescent mental health servies) is used as a term for all services that work with children and young people who have difficulties with their emotional or behavioural wellbeing.

In Herefordshire we have a number of different support services available. These might be from the statutory, voluntary or school-based sector, such as an NHS trust, local authority, school or charitable organisation. A general list of our providers and their services are: 

To search for a service near you please visit the NHS Choices Service Finder.

Children and young people may need help with a wide range of issues at different points in their lives.

Parents and carers may also need help and advice to deal with behavioural or other problems their child is experiencing. Parents, carers and young people can receive direct support through CAMHS