Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) 2019/20

Description:

CAMHS at West London NHS Trust provide multi-disciplinary mental health assessment and treatment for children, young people (aged 0 -18) and their families living in the London Borough of Ealing.

Referrals are accepted from GPs, health visitors, social workers, educational psychologists, other health professionals and schools.

Year 
Financial year 2019/20
Benefits 

There are many different specialists/multi-disciplinary teams who are experts in children’s and young people’s emotional wellbeing and mental health. Tier 3 services offered include:

  • Family and young people service
  • Adolescent community service
  • Neurodevelopmental service
  • Learning disability services
  • Eating disorder service
  • Crisis service (known as Alliance).

In addition, CAMHS clinicians work within the following tier 2 multiagency teams:

  • Supportive action for families in Ealing (SAFE)
  • Brighter futures
  • Building my future
  • Early intervention project
  • Intensive therapeutic and short breaks service Ealing (ITSBS)
  • Ealing CAMHS learning disability service
  • CLiPS and clinical psychology at Ealing primary centre.
Office hours:

The core hours for most services are 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. However, Alliance offers support outside of these hours and over the weekend.

Planned improvements:

Ongoing process of continued service improvement.

More detailed information:

Ealing CAMHS tier 3 service

Services offered exclusively by West London NHS Trust are referred to as Tier 3 services with the majority being based at Ealing CAMHS, 1 Armstrong Way, Southall, Middlesex, UB2 4SA.

The mechanism for enquiries about possible new referrals to these services is via the daily duty clinician system which can be accessed by calling 020 8354 8160, Monday to Friday 9-5pm.

To speak to an Eating Disorder Team Duty Clinician directly, call 020 8354 8814, Monday to Friday 9-4pm.

For more information on each of these services including how to make a referral, please download below the guide to CAMHS tier 3 services and referral processes.

Ealing CAMHS tier 2 service

Tier 2 services are multi-agency and have CAMHS clinicians working within them. They are based within the wider community.

Getting advice and/or making a referral is different for each of the tier 2 services. More information is available to download in the guide to CAMHS tier 2 services and referral processes.

Alliance Team

More information is available to download below in the Alliance (Crisis) Team general information. You must log in to view the Alliance Team for professional only information.

Please consult the CAMHS threshold guide when considering referral to services.

Provider:

West London NHS Trust and Ealing Council

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Last updated: 23 Oct 2019