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Emotional, Wellbeing and Mental Health (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is provided by Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV). The service works with Children, Young People and their families up to the age of 18 years old who are experiencing mental health problems / complex emotional and behavioural difficulties, offering assessment, diagnosis and treatment. The team has a wide range of professional registered practitioners including Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Primary Mental Health Workers. 

In addition there is a CAMHS team specifically for Children and Young People with a diagnosed Learning Disability to ensure that the needs of children, young people and families are met in the most appropriate way. 

The service provides a range of specialist health services of children and young people up to the age of 18 years old with mild, moderate or severe learning disabilities as well as a significant mental health problem or complex need. 

Once the young person turn 18 years old this service is provided by the adult team. 

In Hartlepool this service is provided by Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. 

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