CAMHS – Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services

CAMHS is the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service. The team provides assessment and a range of interventions, and can also work with parents and carers.

CAMHS can provide treatment for various conditions, including:

  • ADHD
  • autistic spectrum disorder
  • depression and bipolar disorder
  • eating disorder
  • post traumatic stress disorder
  • psychosis
  • tics and Tourrettes
  • and significant persistent behaviour problems which strongly indicate mental health difficulties

There is also access to other CAMHS specialist services provided in Edinburgh which include: learning disability team, paediatric psychology and liaison service (PPALS), child sexual abuse team (The Meadows Team) and in patient and day patient facilities.

For more information please see the Midlothian Leaflet. 

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Young People
    • Up to 18

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Children and young people aged up to 18 who have mental health difficulties.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

GP, Social Work, etc

By Appointment

This service is available by appointment only.

Contact Info. & Service Address

Eastfield Medical Practice
Eastfield Farm Road
Penicuik
EH26 8EZ

Service Contact

Tel: 01968 671 330
Website: www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/Services/A-Z/CAMHS/Pages/default.aspx

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