We help children, young people and their families across Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath & NE Somerset who are experiencing more severe, complex and persistent mental health difficulties.
Referrals must be made via a professional who knows the child or family. This could include a GP, teacher, health visitor, social worker, or other professional.
Where a child poses an immediate danger to themselves or others, these are dealt with within 24 hours of receipt. If in hours, Monday-Friday, 09.00-17.00, please call us straight away on 01865 903422 (Swindon), 01865 903777 (Melksham), 01865 904666 (Marlborough), 01722 336262 ext 2779 (Salisbury) or 01865 903889(Bath & NE Somerset). If out of hours, professionals please call 01865 901000 and ask for CAMHS crisis on call (young people or parents / carers should call 111).
These are seen within 7 days. We triage all referrals, but if you have particular concerns about a case or are not sure of its clinical priority, we urge you to call us on 01865 903422 (Swindon), 01865 903777 (Melksham), 01865 904666 (Marlborough), 01722 336262 ext 2779 (Salisbury) or 01865 903889 (Bath & NE Somerset).
In Wiltshire, Bath & North East Somerset young people can now ‘self-refer’ to the service using our online referrals form, located here. Please note that this service is currently unavailable in Swindon.
GPs please use the referral form if they are on your GP system.
Other professionals are asked to complete a CAMHS referral form as follows:
Please ensure you include sufficient information for us to screen the referral appropriately, and that the child, young person and family or carers have given their consent to opt into treatment and share their personal information.
Address: Bath & NE Somerset Community CAMHS, Temple House, Temple Street, Keynsham BS31 1HA
Last updated: 14 February, 2019