Warrington Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - also known as CAMHS - support children and young people up to age 18 with their emotional and mental health and wellbeing.
When we talk about your mental health, we mean how you feel and how you cope with the things going on in your life. This could be connected to anything from school, your friends or even your family life. If you feel you aren’t coping too well with the ups and downs of life, it may be that you need some support to help you manage them better.
If you do need help, CAMHS will work together with you and your family to decide what support you need to have good mental health and wellbeing. Their aim is to help young people get the support they need to tackle any problems early on before they get worse, and to act quickly if they do.
North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Warrington Council, local schools, school nurses, social services and other local organisations including Kooth and St Joseph’s Family Centre, all work together to provide CAMHS services across Warrington. By working more closely together, we can make sure you can access the right support, in the right place and at the right time.
If you have any concerns about your mental health and wellbeing, you can come along to our weekly Mind Works drop-in cafés so you can speak to a mental health professional. No matter how big or small, our staff will talk to you and ask questions about your difficulties, then offer advice and signpost you to other local services that can help if needed.
It’s an informal drop-in session, so you don’t need to make an appointment – you can just turn up. The Mind Works drop-ins in Warrington can be found here.
If you have any questions you can call CAMHS directly on 01925 575 904. Your parents or carers can also call us too if they’d like to speak to someone. You can call this number between 9am and 5pm, from Monday to Friday.
Need urgent help?
Children and young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis can contact our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Response Team. The team is available 9am to 9pm seven days a week.
If you need urgent support or advice you can call the team on 01744 627 618. If nobody is available straight away, please leave us a message and a member of our team will call you back as soon as they can.
Who to contact
- 01925 575 904
- Parent organisation
- North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Where to go
12 Birch Avenue
- WA2 9TN
Bus number: 16/16a
- Referral required