Understanding children's mental health & emotional wellbeing


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Harrow Child and Adolescent Service. Harrow Child and Adolescent Team provide mental health services to the local population. http://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/CAMHS.html

Counselling Services

Harrow Counselling Centre. Offers skilled counsellors who will listen and help you understand how past experiences, worries about the future or lack of confidence may be affecting your life. Together you can reflect on how you respond to life events and explore the way you relate to yourself and others. http://www.harrowcounselling.com/

Drug/Alcohol Support Services

Compass Harrow: Compass Drug and Alcohol Service provides a range of specialist health and social care interventions for individuals and families who are affected by the misuse of alcohol and/or drugs. http://www.compass-uk.org/where-we-work/adult-community-services/harrow/

Children’s Information Service

Families Information Service (FIS). Harrow Families Information Service provides a service to parents/carers, members of the public, groups and providers who wish to make enquiries about childcare, parenting and early education in Harrow. http://www.harrow.gov.uk/info/200017/children_and_family_care

Disability Support Services

Harrow Mencap. Offers Advocacy and support in making choices. Harrow Mencap supports people with a learning disability to speak up and make decisions about things that are important to them. http://www.harrowmencap.org.uk

Kids Can Achieve. Offers support for local children and young people whose educational, emotional and social and psychological difficulties are not being recognised. Support for children with special needs and their carers. http://www.kidscanachieve.co.uk

Domestic Violence Support Services

Women’s Aid, Harrow / Domestic Violence Project. This service provides refuge accommodation to women and children who are fleeing domestic violence. http://www.harrow.gov.uk/info/100010/health_and_social_care/354/domestic_violence/3

Bereavement Support Services

Harrow Bereavement Care. Support for adults and children in Harrow and surrounding areas, who have been affected by a death regardless of when the death occurred.  The service is entirely free and confidential. http://www.harrowbereavementcare.co.uk/

Young Carers

The Harrow Young Carers. The Young Carers project is run by the voluntary organisation, Harrow Carers, part of a national organisation, and is based at Pinner Road, North Harrow. The project was set up to provide children and young people under the age of 18, the opportunity to take part in fun activities and to receive support. http://www.harrowcarers.org/projects/young-carers/