Specialist community child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) provide assessment, advice and treatment for children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems. CAMHS also provide support and advice to their families or carers.
Children’s Services Care Management Centre
Truro Health Park
Truro Tr1 2JA
0 - 18
A range of mental health difficulties, which may include: Severe ADHD, Anxiety Depression, Eating disorders and Psychosis. A specialist part of CAMHS work with mental health difficulties associated with moderate and severe learning difficulties.
Services are usually multi-disciplinary teams of mental health professionals providing a range of interventions in the community, working with schools, social care, charities, voluntary and community groups.
Cornwall CAMHS take referrals from any source, including parents or self-referrals. There is a referral form that is sent to a central multi-agency Hub based in County Hall in Truro. Details of referral criteria and how to refer can be found on the website.