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Southwark CAMHS Parental Mental Health Team

How our service can help you

The Southwark Parental Mental Health Team is part of Southwark Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). We work with families who have children under five years old where there is some form of mental distress being experienced by one or both parents.

We work in partnership with adult mental health services, CAMHS, social care, Children's Centres, and other health and social care providers.

How we can help
We work with families to help parents access mental health services, if needed, and also services within Children's Centres.

We help parents where there are issues at home relating to bonding and attachment, mental health and the impact upon the family, relationships, and social isolation.

If required, we can also help with practical concerns such as vocational training, housing, immigration and finance, and signposting to other services.

Help and advice for professionals
We provide advice and consultation to Children's Centre Staff if there are concerns regarding a parent's mental health. Out team also offer training to Children's Centre staff on the subject of mental health awareness.

  • Service Borough Covers: Southwark Treatment type: Community
  • Contact the service

    Site Location: Chaucer Resource Centre Email: Phone Number: 020 3228 9800
  • Disabled Access:


  • Address: Chaucer Resource Centre
    13 Ann Moss Way,
    SE16 2TH
  • Business Hours/Visiting Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Other essential information

  • Conditions: Perinatal disorders

Group Work

Our team run parenting groups and courses on topics such as recognising postnatal depression, and managing stress. We also run regular therapeutic groups, including:

  • Therapeutic Baby and Toddler Group
  • Keeping Well Post Birth
  • Art Group

These are closed groups, please contact the team to make a referral.

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