Understanding children's mental health & emotional wellbeing


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Camden CAMHS consists of a number of services in Camden for children, young people, their families and carers who are experiencing emotional, behavioural and mental health problems. http://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/CAMHS.html

Drug/Alcohol Support Services

NHS Services in Camden The Margarete Centre, 108 Hampstead Road, London. Provides support to young people under 18 with drugs or alcohol problems. http://www.sortoutstress.co.uk/

Children’s Information Service

Provides information on a range of services for parents, carers, children and young people (up to their 20th birthday). The service also acts as a signpost to national information services, help-lines and websites. Information is provided on: childcare, help with childcare costs, health, leisure activities. http://ww.camden.gov.uk/familyinformation

Disability Support Services

Camden Care Choices. Works with health services and other organisations to improve your well-being and quality of life. Services for disabled children and young people, and their families. http://camdencarechoices.camden.gov.uk/

Domestic Violence Support Services

Camden Safety Net. Provides advice and support for survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence. Counselling and therapeutic services; and a men’s programme for those who are violent towards their partners and family.http://camden.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/policing-and-public-safety/domestic-violence/?source=mega-menu

Bereavement Support Services

Camden, City, Islington and Westminster Bereavement Service. Provide free bereavement counselling help for any adult living within the boroughs of Camden and Islington and the city of Westminster, and living or working within the city of London. http://www.bereavement-counselling.org

Young Carers

Camden Crossroads Young Carers Project. Works with children and young people from across Camden aged 5-18 years who support or care for parents, relatives or siblings who have care needs. This may include disability, mental health issues, long term health problems, HIV and drug and alcohol problems. https://www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/social-care-and-health/support-in-your-home/information-for-carers/camden-carers-support-organisations.en?page=3