Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
CAMHS provides outpatient assessments, support and treatment for children and young people up to the age of 18 experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems. The service works to provide them with a greater knowledge of their condition and improve coping techniques.
Referrals can be made through your GP, health professional, social worker, teacher or youth worker, alternatively you are also able to make a self-referral.
North Bedfordshire CAMHS
Telephone: 01234 310800 (available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Further information about the North Bedfordshire CAMHS Service can be found here: North Bedfordshire CAMHS | East London NHS Foundation Trust (elft.nhs.uk)
South Bedfordshire and Luton CAMHS
Telephone: 01582 707635 (available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Further information about the South Bedfordshire CAMHS Service can be found here: CAMHS (South Bedfordshire and Luton) | East London NHS Foundation Trust (elft.nhs.uk)
CHUMS mental health and emotional wellbeing service for children and young people
CHUMS offers therapeutic support for children and young people with a variety of mental health and wellbeing needs.
Telephone: 01525 863924
Reflect is a free, confidential and 24/7 text support service for anyone in Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes or Luton who needs advice or help. It is delivered by trained volunteers and clinicians who are available around the clock to listen and support anyone who is feeling anxious, lonely, overwhelmed or not quite themselves. It is part of the wider network of Shout services across the UK.
Text 'reflect' to 85258
MIND for better mental health: Information and support