Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Dumfries and Galloway CAMHS is an NHS specialist mental health service for children and young people up to their 18th birthday.
Our CAMHS team have expertise in the assessment, care and treatment of children and young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health which is having a significant impact on their day-to-day life.
Children, Young People and Family Centre, Glencaple Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TG
Have a look at the Willows, walk through tour of the building before your appointment.
The Oak Tree Family Centre,
Dalrymple Street, Stranraer,
For your CAMHS appointments, you might come to:
CAMHS is made up of several teams who have different skills to meet the needs of young people. Each team will have staff from different professional backgrounds and they have specific skills.
Throughout your journey you might meet and speak with:
Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychology
Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychology work closely with CAMHS and School Nurses to decide what services is the best one suited to your needs.
We work with children and young people to understand their thoughts, feelings, motivations and behaviour, to support them and their families learn skills to help manage these challenges.
We work with people using talking therapy when these difficulties are significantly impacting their life (home, school, friends).