Swindon Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

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Name

Swindon Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Price

There is no fee for this service

Main telephone

01865 903422

Email

CAMHS.Swindon-Admin@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Opening times

Swindon CAMHS is open Monday- Friday 9am-5pm. 

We operate a duty system on Weekends and bank holidays to provide mental health assessments at GWH and provide planned support to young people open to CAMHS.  
We have an out of hours CAMHS helpline available for all children, young people, parents and carers available on 01865 901000 (TAMHS provide this in office hours weekdays)

The page was last updated on 1 July 2021

Accessibility

Free car park available on site.

Service summary

CAMHS provides specialist mental health assessments, and evidence-based therapeutic interventions for children and young people up to the age of 18 presenting with mental health difficulties. CAMHS also provides a dedicated eating disorder service (TEDS) for ages 0-18. 


How do you refer
All ROUTINE referrals to CAMHS should be sent via the Single Point of Access, which is run by TaMHS. For any URGENT referral a telephone call should be made to the CAMHS duty worker.

What happens for transition to adulthood?
CAMHS have a transition panel which meets every month. This panel has representatives from Adult mental health services, Swindon MIND and LIFT Psychology.

Client groups

CAMHS works with young people 0-18 who require support with moderate to severe mental health difficulties, including anxiety, low mood, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, psychosis and eating difficulties. 

Main address

Community CAMHS
Marlborough House
Okus Road
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN1 4JS