Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

This record is classed under Mental health.

Service Provider NameChild and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
ServiceSupport for children and young people who have complex mental health problems and their families
Address1Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Address348 Lodge Road
TownWest Bromwich
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB70 8NY
Where do they provide service from?Address as above
Expiry of servicesNot applicable
Telephone0121 612 6620 or 0800 389 4924
EmailNo email address available
Area coveredBorough of Sandwell
Who is the service for?Children and young people who have complex mental health problems. They also aim to support the families of children and young people who have mental health needs.
Referral routeThey accept referrals from many different professionals, including GPs, school health nurses, health visitors, and staff members from our partner agencies in Education and the Local Authority.
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesWhen someone is referred to us, we will meet with them to find out what their mental health needs are. If we feel someone can benefit more from another service, we can help them get in touch with that service. If we feel we can help someone, we will discuss different kinds of treatment and support with the young person and their family.
We can help someone using different kinds of therapies, and we can help someone using medication. Therapies include talking-based therapy, creative therapy, and family therapy. We are very aware that children and young people are still developing, and so we encourage positive childhood development as part of our support.

There is a specialist Sandwell Deliberate Self-harm Service
When are the services run?Monday - Friday
Time details9am - 5pm

Outside of working hours, Sandwell Council run an Emergency Duty Service, whose contact details are 0121 569 2355. This service is for people aged up to 16 and aged 16-18 if in full-time education.

Those aged 16-18 who are not in full time education should get in touch with the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team.
Chargeable service?No
Total capacity of serviceNot applicable
Transport ProvidedNo
CQC RegisteredRegistered
CQC website link
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
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