'camhs' news stories:
21 Jun 2014
Devastating cuts leading to children's mental health crisis
YoungMinds is today warning that cuts to children and young people’s mental health services have led to a national crisis in service provision with tragic consequences.
31 Mar 2014
Survey reveals mental health medication minefield for children and you
Today (Monday 31st March 2014) YoungMinds launches HeadMeds (www.headmeds.org.uk ) a unique new website about mental health medication for young people aged 13-25.
11 Mar 2013
Children missing out as local authorities scale back mental health
A survey of local authorities by the children and young people’s mental health charity YoungMinds has found that two-thirds have cut their budgets for children and young people’s mental health services (CAMHS) since the coalition government came to power
5 Mar 2013
Film hopes to highlight work of local CAMHS
A film made by young people to help explain the work of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) will be premiered today (Tuesday 5th March) at the Tramshed in Woolwich.
10 Dec 2012
Survey reveals worrying state of CAMHS
YoungMinds Magazine's survey of CAMHS professionals has revealed a worrying picture of mental health services for children and young people
27 Feb 2012
Charities Appeal to Young People Not to Suffer Self-harm in Silence
YoungMinds is working with ChildLine, selfharm.co.uk and YouthNet to raise awareness about self-harm
13 Feb 2012
Looked after children and young people say ‘I’m not like Tracy Beaker’
YoungMinds the UK’s leading children and young people’s mental health charity today launches a worrying report highlighting the stigma surrounding the mental health of Looked after Children and Young People.
9 Feb 2012
Council's must protect children and adolescent mental health services
YoungMinds has written to every Council Leader in England urging them to protect Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services Budgets and highlighting the financial case for investment in early intervention services.
15 Dec 2011
Help us shape our future offer to you
YoungMinds has commissioned a review of its training and consultancy work
28 Jul 2011
Children and young people's mental health services slashed by funding cuts
Vital services for children and young people suffering with mental health problems are being cut across the country, research by YoungMinds has revealed.