Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

In an emergency, you should contact your GP, NHS24 on 111 or phone the Royal Edinburgh Hospital switchboard on 0131 537 6000 and ask to be put through to the on call Specialist Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Mental Health Assessment Service.

What is CAMHS?

CAMHS stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. These services work with children and young people and their parents or carers. 

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Teams are based at:

Royal Hospital for Sick Children
9 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF

Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Morningside Place, Edinburgh EH10 5HF

St John's Hospital at Howden
Howden Road West, Livingston, West Lothian EH54 6PP

CAMHS Midlothian
Eastfield Medical Centre
Eastfield Farm Road
EH26 8EZ

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Last Reviewed: 17/03/2015