Support for Children's mental health
Healthy young minds services
Pennine Care's Healthy Young Minds services (previously known as CAMHS) are committed to providing a comprehensive and targeted intervention service, delivered in the heart of our communities, which positively aims to promote the emotional and psychological wellbeing of our children and young people.
The CAMHS directorate, including Healthy Young Minds community services and our Hope and Horizon inpatient units, is committed to developing our connections with other local services such as social care, paediatrics, education, health and the voluntary sector.
If you're a parent with a concern about a child, you can get excellent advice and support from YoungMinds, they have a free helpline 0808 802 5544 staffed Monday to Friday. You can also find information on: Young Minds.
There is lots of information about how you can get help from: Minded. This is an online e-portal offering free, simple advice to help adults identify, understand and support children and young people with mental health issues.
Further local information can be found on: Healthy Young Minds.
If you feel that you need help from a specialist mental health service, talk to a teacher or your GP who can advise whether this is needed and help to get you an appointment.