CAMHS Tier 2 & 3 Community Services

CAMHS stands for 'Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services'. CAMHS exists to promote the mental health and psychological wellbeing of children and young people.

Children’s Psychological Services - East Lancashire

Children’s Psychological Services - SCAYT+, Psychological services for Children Looked After and Adopted in Lancashire

The primary clinical focus of the service is to:

  1. Offer psychological consultation to social workers and other staff working with children and young people who are Looked After by Lancashire County  Council (LCC) as well as children adopted
  2. Provide psychological advice and support to adoptive families, foster carers and residential staff regarding children and young people in the care of LCC.
  3. Provide training sessions, alongside partner agencies, to adoptive families as well as  foster carers looking after LCC children
  4. Following initial consultations, carry out specialist assessment work and therapeutic interventions for children and young people adopted and those  in the care of LCC

Lancashire Early Intervention Service (EIS)

The Lancashire Early Intervention for Psychosis Service (EIS) aims to help people who have experienced psychosis understand experiences which can be distressing, confusing and that can prevent them from living the lives they want to live. Getting the right help early can help people understand and deal with these experiences effectively, so enabling them to continue living the lives that they want to lead.

The Cove

The Cove is an 18 bedded specialist inpatient unit for young people between the ages of 13 and 18 who are experiencing a variety of mental health problems. These problems are usually complex.