Specialist CAMHS

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We work with children and young people who:

  • Have symptoms of a serious mental health disorder or difficulty.
  • Are unable to live a normal life and /or be with other people because of the way they are thinking and feeling about themselves or other people.
  • Are experiencing serious risks to their emotional and psychological wellbeing and development.
  • Have significant mental health problem and other complex issues affecting the family such as child protection issues, violence, illness, possibility of needing to be looked after.

Eligibility criteria


To be able to use this service:

  • The suspected mental health difficulties must be urgent, persistent, complex, or severe.
  • The child or young person must be registered with a Hackney or City of London GP.

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, Please complete the referral form on the website

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Referral methods: e-Referrals


Young people who are 16 years or over and have already accessed our service within the last year can
self-refer to our service on 020 3222 5600.

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Last updated: Jan 15th, 2021
Review date: Jan 15th, 2022