CAMHS Team Knowsley

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a specialist service providing support and therapeutic intervention to children, young people and their families who are experiencing complex, persistent and severe emotional and psychological problems. The team includes:

  • Child Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Clinical lead
  • Family Therapist
  • Senior Nurse Practitioners
  • Advanced Mental Health Practitioners
  • Systemic Family Practitioner
  • CBT Therapist
  • IPTa Therapist
  • Art Therapist/Trauma Therapist
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners
  • Support Worker
  • Trainee LD/ clinician
  • Youth Offending Service/CAMHS

Limited parking available, please allow time to consider this.

If you need support outside these hours, you can contact the CAMHS Response Team every day until 9pm, on 01744 627 618.

Contact Details

0151 489 6137

CAMHS Team Knowsley
Young People and Families' Wellbeing Hub
Knowsley Resource and Recovery Centre
Dragon Lane
Whiston Hospital
L35 5DR

Opening days / times
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Additional Information

Age range

0 - 18

Referral procedure

<p>If you think that your child has mental health needs that require support from CAMHS, you can be referred by any professional working with your child/family.</p><p>These may include: General Practitioner (GP) Health Visitor, School Nurse, Social Worker, Teacher/School.</p><p>PLEASE NOTE: Referral procedures will soon be changing with the new 'Thrive' model - referrals would no longer go into a single point of access but will come directly to the team.  Referrals email - <a href="; title="email link"></a></p>

Disabled access info
Lift access through main Knowsley Resource and Recovery Centre
Availability comments

Dependent on individual needs - considering severity, complexity and longevity of mental health difficulties

If you require urgent contact out of working hours, contact the CAMHS and Response Team (CART) on 01744 627618

In the event of an emergency, visit your nearest A&E or call 999

Things to know

DBS Policy in place.

CAMHS incorporates all tier 2 services.

CAMHS also has a young person participation group for service users.

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