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Preparing to Visit the Doctor about your Mental Health
In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith helps you prepare to visit your GP or Doctor about your mental health. It can feel like a big step booking and attending the dirst appointment so she has tried to walk you through the process to help you feel more confident and enable you to take steps to ensure that the appointment goes well.
CAMHS Sessions: Your Questions Answered
Being involved with Children and Adult Mental Health Services (CAMHS) can seem a bit daunting. This video from Leeds Community Healthcare aims to answer some of the questions you might have before going to your first CAMHS session.
A young person’s guide to CAMHS
Created by Bolton CAMHS Young Voices group, this short film is designed to explain a little about what CAMHS is, what happens when you are referred to CAMHS and how CAMHS can help.
Your Guide to CAMHS
CAMHS stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. CAMHS are the NHS services that assesses and treat young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties.
A Guide to CAMHS
It’s reassuring to know there is somewhere safe to go to for support with your mental health, but what is CAMHS and what happens when you go there? This webpage covers what CAMHS is, what problems CAMHS can help you with, how to find your local CAMHS services and what you can expect after you’ve been referred.