Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

We offer a range of therapeutic services for children, young people and their families who experience moderate to severe emotional/mental health problems, including direct and indirect clinical work through consultation and training. Direct therapeutic work offered includes cognitive behavioural therapy, group work, play therapy and family therapy. 

Multi-disciplinary teams may include child psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, primary mental health workers and administrators. Services are provided by Tees, Esk and Wear Valley Foundation NHS Trust.

Referrals are accepted from statutory and some voluntary services. Primary Mental Health Workers are available on the telephone to discuss referrals.

North Durham CAMHS (covers Durham, Chester-le-Street, Consett and Stanley areas)

North End House  
42 North End                                                  

Tel: 0191 594 5770 

Chester-le-Street Health Centre
Newcastle Road

Tel: 0191 333 6005

Derwentside Child and Family Centre
192 Medomsley Road                                        

Tel: 01207 216 400 

Easington CAMHS (covers Peterlee and Seaham areas)

Winchester House                                       
SR8 2RJ                                     

Tel: 0191 288 8400 

South Durham CAMHS (covers Newton Aycliffe, Sedgefield, Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle areas)

The Acley Centre                                              
Carer’s Way, Off Burn Lane   
Newton Aycliffe
DL5 4PE     

Tel: 01325 529 520 

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Age range
From 0 years 0 months to 18 years 0 months
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