Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Lambeth CAMHS

We provide a service to children, young people and families that live in the London borough of Lambeth. Our services are based at several sites within the community across the borough.

Find out more about our teams.

Our teams in Lambeth

Lambeth CAMHS Mental Health Support Team

The Lambeth CAMHS Mental Health Support Team (MHST) offers early intervention support to children and young people who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues.

Lambeth CAMHS Rapids Team

Support for children and young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis, and those with severe and complex mental health needs.

Lambeth CAMHS River Team

Assessment, treatment and care for young people, aged 0-18, who have moderate to severe mental health difficulties.

Lambeth CAMHS Spring Team

Short term interventions for those with low risk mental health and behavioural difficulties, and those experiencing issues for the first time.

Lambeth CAMHS Youth Offending Service

Support for young people known to the Lambeth Council Youth Offending Service (YOS) who have mental health difficulties.

Lambeth Children Looked After Mental Health Service (CLAMHS)

Assessment and treatment for children and young people in the care of the London Borough of Lambeth.

Parent and Infant Relationship Service (PAIRS)

Help for parents who may be feeling overwhelmed, feel a dip in confidence, and struggle with new responsibilities.

Lambeth CAMHS Crisis Service


William Geoffrey House,

35 Black Prince Road,

London, Greater London,

SE11 6JJ


Treatment offered in crisis:

CBT, CBT for psychosis, SDP, DBT informed intervention (formal training awaited), systemic interventions, psychodynamic therapy, behavioural work, vocational support, mindfulness, duel diagnosis Psychoeducation, psychiatric assessment and pharmacological management.


Current crisis management procedures:

Currently a duty system within Lambeth CAMHS that can manage urgent presentations and when required escalate to crisis team who can respond immediately if required. In an emergency we have close links to liaison team at Kings and crisis team can provide joint assessments with liaison for cases we know. If unknown, can attend Kings after initial assessment when required for discharge planning.


Child and Adolescent Paediatric Liason Service (St Thomas's Hospital A&E)

Hospital site:

St Thomas's Hospital



N&S CAMHS Paediatric Liason Service

St Thomas' Hosptial

2nd Floor Gassiot House

Westminster Bridge Road


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