Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Who we are

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services brochure (Feb 2017)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) provides a statewide service for infants, children and young people up to 18 years, and perinatal mental health service for expectant mothers.

We work closely with families to provide support and specialist treatment. We offer assessment, education and treatment services for a range of mental difficulties.

How to access our service

Call the Mental Health Services Helpline for advice, assessment and referral on freecall 1800 332 388.

Referrals can be made by a General Practitioner, Health Professional, School Counsellor or Youth Worker. The Mental Health Helpline clinician will assess your situation and decide the best course of action to assist you.

Our team

We have a diverse team of health professionals who know how to work with young people. Our team work together and consult with each other on a regular basis.

Our team consists of:

  • Administrative support staff
  • Child and Perinatal Psychiatrists
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Psychiatric Registrars
  • Social Workers
  • Speech Pathologist (available in the South only).

Service locations