top of page

Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services


About            #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z            Browse by theme

Data descriptor
ASC Collections Data Dictionary (Beta v1.3)
NHS Digital

Specialist NHS children and young people's mental health services.

Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

Specialist services provided by the NHS for children and young people up to the age of 18 who are having emotional or behavioural problems. A young person may be referred to their local CAMHS for depression, eating difficulties, anxiety, sleeping problems, violent and angry behaviour, and other things. They can be referred by a GP or other health professional, or by school staff or a social worker.

bottom of page