The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a specialist family focused service that provides assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents (0-15 years) with complex mental health problems.
CAMHS is made up of a team of professionals that includes a child psyhciatrists, occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists and psychiatric nurses.
CAMHS provides assessment and treatment for a range of concerns that include for example:
- self harm
- difficulty in relating to others
- other symptoms related to emotional problems and stress and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
CAMHS also provides a service to infants and their parents where there are concerns such as persistent crying, sleep disturbance, feeding difficulties, gaze avoidance, parental concern about infant development, tantrums, aggression and failure to thrive.
||Wadawurrung Country, 15 Pakington Street, Geelong West 3218 VIC Australia
||Wadawurrung Country, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220 VIC Australia
||City of Greater Geelong
||03 4215 8600
||1300 094 187
||03 4215 8698
||At first contact, a CAMHS intake worker will discuss concerns and arrange an appointment with a CAMHS staff member, or assist the referrer to find the best possible service for the young person.
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