Dumfries & Galloway Health & Social Care

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. 

The Willows,
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 more detailed directions, phone numbers, email address and bus time tables, look in our CONTACT section 

CAMHS Appointments

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:

You can find out all of the different reasons why CAMHS team members love our roles within the CAMH Service. 

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).

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