Child & adolescent services

  • Adolescent At-risk & Forensic Service
  • Acorn Lodge Children’s Unit
    Key areas
    • Anxiety disorders, autism, autism spectrum disorders, behavioural disorders, depressive disorders, developmental disorders, eating disorders, emotional disorders, encopresis, hyperkinetic disorder, neuropsychiatric disorders with epilepsy, obsessive compulsive disorder, stress-related disorders, tic disorders, very early-onset bipolar disorder, very early-onset psychotic disorders
  • Adoption and Fostering Service
    Key areas
    • Adoption, anti-social behaviour, anxiety, attachment disorders, autistic spectrum disorders, disruptive behaviour, emotional development, failed placements, fostering, parent training, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexualised behaviour
  • Autism and Related Disorders Service
    Key areas
    • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, autism, developmental disorders, genetic disorders (e.g. Prader-Willi syndrome, tuberous sclerosis complex)
  • Bethlem Adolescent Unit
    Key areas
    • Mood disorders
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    • Neurodevelopmental disorders
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    • Obsessive compulsive disorder
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    • Psychiatric problems
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    • Psychosis
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    • Self-harm
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    • Suicide risk
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    • Learning disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders are not exclusions to admission, but would generally need to be associated with mental disorder that necessitated inpatient admission.
  • Bipolar and Depression
    Key areas
    • Bipolar disorder
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    • Major depression
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    • Complex and treatment resistant mood disorders
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    • Comorbid conditions
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder Service
    Key areas
    • Anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), habit disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, tic disorders, Tourette syndrome, trichotillomania
  • Centre for Interventional Paediatric Psychopharmacology & Rare Diseases (CIPPRD)
  • Centre for Parent and Child Support
    Key areas
    • Parenting, Empowering Parents Empowering Communities, Family Partnership Model, Promotional Guides, Helping Families Programme
  • Child and Adolescent PICU (Bethlem Royal Hospital)
    Key areas
    • Young people admitted to the PICU beds will generally fall into one of two broad categories: Complex behavioural presentations, which may arise from affective or psychotic symptoms, learning disability or ASD: high-risk behaviours such as assaulting others, frequent absconding, forensic history and current risk including sexual behaviours. Serious self-harm, which are extreme, and potentially life threatening where all efforts to maintain safety on an open unit have failed.
  • Chronic Fatigue Service
  • Conduct Problems Service
    Key areas
    • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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    • aggressive behaviour
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    • anti-social behaviour
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    • disruptive behaviour
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    • impulsiveness
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    • parent training
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    • school behaviour problems
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    • social services liaison
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Service
    Key areas
    • Anger
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    • borderline personality disorder
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    • complex post-traumatic stress
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    • eating difficulties
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    • emotion regulation difficulties
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    • impulsiveness
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    • self-harm
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    • suicidal ideation
  • Eating Disorders Service
    Key areas
    • child and adolescent eating disorder (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, other spcific eating disorders, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder and binge eating disorder)
  • Eating Disorders Training Programme
    Key areas
    • Consultation
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    • multi-family day treatment
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    • service development
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    • service evaluation
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    • supervision
  • Helping Families Team
    Key areas
    • Family wellbeing, Parental Mental Health, child welfare, parenting, Think Family, Empowering Parents Empowering Communities, Family Partnership Model, Helping Families Programme, Centre for Parent & Child Support.
  • Forensic Mental Health Service
    Key areas
    • Complex high risk or especially vulnerable young people
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    • Violent
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    • Aggressive
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    • Self harming and anit-social behaviours including fire setting
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    • Harmful sexual behaviour and involvement in criminality
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    • Specialist child care and parenting assessments
  • Kent and Medway Adolescent Unit
    Key areas
    • Major mental disorders and illnesses causing significant functional impairment and/or risk, including Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Mood Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders and Dissociative Disorders.
  • Mental Health of Learning Disabilities Service
    Key areas
    • Global developmental delay/learning Disability with co-morbid mental health or behavioural problems including autism, depression, feeding and eating disorders, neural tube defect, Prader-Willi syndrome, psychosis, sex chromosome abnormalities, epilepsy
  • Multisystemic Therapy (MST)
    Key areas
    • Conduct disorder, challenging behaviours, complex needs, emotional difficulties, substance abuse, young people, offending, edge of care, children in care and return home, child abuse and neglect, family interventions
  • Neuropsychiatry Service
    Key areas
    • Aggression
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    • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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    • brain disorders
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    • challenging behaviours
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    • Huntington’s chorea
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    • neuropsychiatric disorders with epilepsy
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    • psychosis
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    • self-harm
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    • velo-cardio-facial syndrome
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Service
    Key areas
    • Anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), habit disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, tic disorders, Tourette syndrome, trichotillomania
  • Paediatric Liaison Service – St Thomas’ Hospital
  • Paediatric Liaison Service – King’s College Hospital
  • Service for Complex Autism & Associated Neurodevelopmental Disorders (SCAAND)
    Key areas
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
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    • Social and Communication Disorders
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    • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
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    • Learning Disability
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    • Challenging Behaviours
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    • Intellectual Disability
  • South London Community Forensic CAMHS (Community FCAMHS)
  • Snowsfields Adolescent Unit
    Key areas
    • Any serious mental health problem that cannot be managed safely or effectively with outpatient care
  • Supported Discharge Service
  • Trauma, Anxiety and Depression (TAD) Clinic
    Key areas
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Adjustment disorder and other trauma-related psychopathology, Generalised anxiety disorder, Health anxiety, Social phobia and other phobic disorders, Separation anxiety, Panic disorder, Selective mutism, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Body dysmorphic disorder, Unipolar depression.

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