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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

CAMHS provides support for children and young people across Nottingham City.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

We work with children and young people from the age of 0-18 years, their families and carers and professionals working with you. The young people we work with may be experiencing emotional and mental health problems. We will support you in a base near you, or wherever you feel comfortable, such as; schools, health centres, community and youth centres, GP surgeries.


Watch a video about an introduction to CAMHS

Camhs, no young person should face emotional distress alone. we're here if you're feeling sad, worried or struggling with your feelings.

What we offer

Professionals in CAMHS work together with children, young people and their families, giving you the choice of a range of support.

Following a referral to CAMHS, you may be offered:

  • Self-help
  • Time to explore your needs (we call this a choice assessment)
  • Support to access the best service for you
  • One off sessions in secondary schools (we call this Time4Me)
  • Guidance for people who work with you (we call this a consultation)
  • Therapeutic work, this could be one to one or group (we call this a CAMHS partnership)

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Talk to CAMHS if you are experiencing one or more of the following:

  • Feeling down or sad
  • Not interested in or enjoying things you used to do
  • Worried, anxious or feeling panicky
  • Struggling to sleep
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Problems with your appetite/problems with your eating
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Feeling bad about yourself
  • Thoughts of harming yourself or that life isn’t worth living
  • Hearing or seeing things that others can’t
  • Affected by a traumatic event or anything else that is affecting your emotional wellbeing.

If you wish to get help and make a referral please click below.

Get help from CAMHS by making a referral
Contact Us

Contact Us

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3NG.

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NottAlone

It's OK not to feel OK.

NottAlone is a dedicated website providing information and support for young people’s mental health across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County. If you are aged under 25, are a parent or carer, or a professional who works with and supports young people, you can find information, advice and where to go to get help in Nottinghamshire.

You can find information and advice for young people's Mental Health needs on the NottAlone website through this link

Help in a crisis

If there is an immediate danger please go to your local A&E or call 999 

If you are at breaking point please contact the Mental Health Crisis Team Tel: 0808 196 3779

Support and Advice are also available from Childline 0800 1111 and The Samaritans Tel: 116123

Are you in a Mental Health Crisis? If you feel at breaking point, and you need urgent help please contact the: Mental Health Crisis Team: 0808 196 3779 If there is immediate danger to your life, please attend your local A&E or call 99. Support and advice are also available from Childline: 08001111 Samaritans: 116123 Also, your local GP surgery. Are you worried about your weight or distressed eating? If you concerns are related to weight loss, binging, purging, or disordered eating please contact your GP to arrange a health check appointment as soon as possible. We require this information as part of your referral into our service, and to ensure you will receive the most appropriate support.

Are you worried about your weight or distressed eating? If your concerns are related to weight loss, binging, purging, or disordered eating please contact your GP to arrange a health check appointment as soon as possible.

We require this information as part of your referral into service, and to ensure you will receive the most appropriate service.


Who is the Service available to?

The service is available to anyone in mental health crisis at anytime, anywhere across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and need immediate help. It’s open to people of all ages who need urgent mental health support.

When is it Available?

Its available 24 hours a day, seven-days a week,

What's the Number and is it Free?

Yes its free, the Freephone number, 0808 196 3779 

For More Information

The helpline has been launched as part of the NHS Long Term Plan’s investment in Mental Health Services. It is the ‘first port of call’ for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis and removes the need for those people to seek help via hospital.

We want everyone to be able to access help when they need it!

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