OSCA stands for Outreach Service for Children & Adolescents.
The team has three main roles: to provide Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), to see young people who may need a more flexible approach to treatment, and to support young people during and after an emergency assessment. We work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We aim to support and engage children, young people and their families, with complex needs by means of individualised home and community treatment. The age group for this service is between 11 and 18 years old.
We aim to:
Last updated: 14 February, 2019
This is a prescribed app. It should only be used alongside a face to face intervention provided by a mental health worker. Check with your local service to see if they subscribe to the app.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): We are not allowing visitors to any of our hospital or inpatient sites in order to protect our patients and staff who care for them from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This is with effect from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.