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Here are the resources we found for CAMHS for young people:
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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.
What Happens it I Visit the Doctor?
It can be a scary prospect going to the doctor, particularly if you’re worried you might have a mental health problem. In this video, Dr Ranj chats to Childline about what might happen when you visit your doctor for a mental health problem.
Will I Get Sectioned?
It can be a scary prospect getting help if you’re worried you might have a mental health problem. Laura Lejeune joins Childline to talk about her own experiences of getting help, treatment and support. This video has mentions of self-harm so please do not watch it if you might find this discussion distressing.
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.
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.