Who we are
CAMHS (Child and adolessent mental health service) are involved in various projects to support children and young people through invlovment in CAMHS Alliance.
CAMHS offer an Extended Crisis Service that provides access to support in hospital accident and emergency department at three major hospital sites – Royal London, Homerton University and Newham University Hospital.
What we do
The CAMHS Extended Crisis teams aim to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time to promote safety and recovery from crisis.
If you are under 18 and you are experiencing a mental health crisis, which can include the following:
- at risk of immediate and significant self-harmn
- feeling emotionally or psychologically distressed
- having thoughts of suicide
- struggling to manage an immediate outburst that puts you or others at risk
...and you need to speak to a qualified mental health professional, we now have Extended CAMHS teams based at three major hospital sites.
To see a member of our team, attend the A & E department at Royal London, Homerton University or Newham University Hospital.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call the numbers below:
City of London & Hackney 24 hours mental health crisis line : 0208 432 8020
Tower Hamlets 24hr mental health crisis line: 020 7771 5807
Record Last Updated on: 09/07/2019