Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) provide comprehensive services for children and adolescents experiencing mental health problems.
- Assessment and intake services
- School early intervention programs
- Community-based multidisciplinary services
- In-patient services
Available to children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years with serious emotional disturbance
How to access
Contact your local Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services
For psychiatric triage (information, assessment and referral) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
CAMHS may be partly or fully covered by Medicare.
Contact the service before you attend if you would like more information about cost.