Mental health - children and young people

Healthcare Professional talking to teenager

Information for professionals

This page is aimed at teachers, social workers and other professionals working with children. Please also see the Information for Clinicians on Childrens' and Adolescents' Mental Health page.

 

For local guidance on Mental Health and Wellbeing for Children and Young People, please see the table below.

 

Early Help Hub

The Early Help hub brings together professionals who will work with a whole family to try to improve things for everyone. Early Help could include support with safeguarding, parenting, employment, anti-social behaviour and emotional wellbeing.

More information can be found here on Brighton & Hove City Council's website here.

A leaflet explaining Early Help for professionals can be found here.

Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Call: 01323 440022 (9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday)
Address: CAMHS, The Aldrington Centre, 35 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4AG

More information on the CAMHS and Community CAMHS services can be found on Brighton & Hove City Council's website here.

Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND)

For information on services for a child or young person with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND), please visit Brighton & Hove City Council's website here.

 

Mental Health and Wellbeing Guide for Children and Young People


The Mental Health and Wellbeing Guide for Children and Young People is for use by clinicians and professionals working with children and young people.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact Gill Brooks.