Deaf CAMHS

What is this service?

The Deaf Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service provides a specialist mental health service for deaf and hearing impaired children with a range of emotional and behavioural problems. This is a specialist team covering Central England with teams based in Dudley, Nottingham and Oxford which provide access to services as close to home as possible reducing travelling time for children young people and their families.

The Deaf Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service can help where the young person, parents, carers or professionals feel that the young person is experiencing mental health difficulties that are affecting their home or school life.

Download our Deaf CAMHS leaflet here.

How can I access the service?

If parents or professionals are worried about a young person, there are a number of ways to make contact with us including:

  • CAMHS local to your area
  • The child’s school or teacher for the deaf
  • Their GP
  • A social worker or other professional
  • Through the National Deaf Children’s Society regional representative

This service does not accept direct referrals by families and parents into the service, but will talk to families to help them access services.

Where is the service provided?

The service is provided at:

Canalside House
Abbotts Street
Walsall
West Midlands
WS3 3AZ

Tel: 01922 608822
Fax: 01922 607825
Email: deafcamhs@dwmh.nhs.uk