Useful links for parents and carers

CAMHS is here to help you as much as your child so that we can work together to help your child feel better.  Please speak to your CAMHS worker about any concerns and worries that you have.


There are also services and websites aimed at supporting parents and carers.  You may find these useful:


  • young mindsThe YoungMinds parents’ helpline offers free confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.


  • college psychiatristsThe Royal College of Psychiatrists has a directory of helplines and support for parents or carers on a wide range of emotional, behaviour or mental health concerns.



The Anna Freud Centre has launched a series of expert podcasts to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems. For further information and to listen to the podcasts please visit their website at: