CAMHS Crisis information
CAMHS out of hours (Weekends, and after 17:00)
New presentations or existing cases known to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Young People, Parents or Carers can call the First Response Team for support on 111 (select option 2), and access the Sanctuary in Cambridge or Peterborough. The Sanctuary offers anyone in crisis over the age of 16 practical and emotional support between 6pm and 1am. Referral in is via 111 (select option 2) only. To watch a tour click here.
If there is an immediate risk to a child or young person's safety due to a mental health issue, s/he can be taken to the local A&E department where it will be decided whether a specialist mental health assessment is required. If needed, this can be provided in A&E.
Self Harm and Suicide: