CAMHS Dundee & Angus Team

NHS Tayside CAMHS provides specialist assessment and treatment for children and young people aged up to 18 years who have or are suspected to have mental health difficulties. Care for children and young people with eating disorders is provided by a specialist multi-disciplinary team within CAMHS

Referral Criteria & Process

Any professional working with children and young people can refer to CAMHS. Referrals should be made to CAMHS where: • a child/young person has or is suspected to have a mental disorder or other condition that results in persistent symptoms of psychological distress. and • the child/young person is experiencing serious or persistent impairment to their day to day functioning. and/or • There is associated risk that the child/young person may cause serious harm to themselves or to others

Experience

We work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Associates in Applied Psychology, Family Therapists, Specialist Nurses, Psychotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Primary Mental Health Workers, Social Workers, Speech & Language Therapists and administration staff. We also work in partnership with other agencies that provide health, social care and education services. Our aim is to ensure that we deliver the best or most appropriate services possible to meet the particular mental health needs of the child or young person.

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Last Updated: 10/04/2018

The Centre For Child Health
19 Dudhope Terrace
Dundee
Scotland
DD3 6HH

Age Groups: (0-15) (16-18)
Fees: No
Categories
Types of Support:
Face to face
Outpatient
Types of Service:
National Health Service