The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) community teams are integrated health and social care teams who provide assessment and treatment for children, young people and their families up to the age of 18 who show signs of mental illness.
An integral part of specialist CAMHS, these services work with children who may be displaying emerging mental health issues. The teams work predominately within a consultative framework providing support, advice and training to front line workers and undertake some direct work.
Our Primary Mental Health teams also run advisory lines for professionals which provide access to advice and consultation
The HOPE Service, based in Guildford and Epsom, is a day service that works with children and young people who in the early stages of emotional and mental health difficulties to help prevent their conditions worsening.
The Eating Disorder Service based in Epsom works with young people up to 18 years old from across Surrey, and their families, to treat eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia.
The Early Intervention in Psychosis teams based in Aldershot and in Epsom work with people aged between 14 and 35 who are within the first three years of developing psychosis.
The Surrey CAMHS Children in Care Service is a mutli-agency service providing access to specialist services to children in foster and residential care in the county, who have mental health difficulties.
The Mindful service is for young people aged 16 – 25 with emerging-to-moderate mental health difficulties that stop them from being able to cope and/or manage other areas of their lives. The service is targeted at those who are ‘hard to reach’ i.e. leaving care, not in education, employment or training and who may have difficulty in accessing traditional mental health services.