Mental Health Services

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Sussex Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Age range: 0-18

Location: East Sussex       

About the service

We provide specialist NHS services and support to children and young people up to 18 years old who are experiencing difficulties with their emotional, psychological and mental health. We have teams of staff across Sussex and in the community, such as GP surgeries, clinics, hospitals and schools, who can help you and your family to get the support that you need.

We also provide some specialist services for young people, adults and professionals. These services are called Children and Young People’s Services (ChYPS). 

To find out more about some of the mental health difficulties and challenges that children and young people can experience, as well as useful tips and resources of how to manage them go to:

How to access this service

The East Sussex Single Point of Advice (SPoA) is a service which simplifies the referral process for people who are concerned about the mental health or emotional wellbeing of a child or young person in East Sussex. The SPoA offers information and signposting to other agencies and support that might be required to help a child, young person or family. 

Go to for more information and to make a referral.