Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), The Sett - NHS

Type of service:
Health Services
Howarth Way, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN5 4AA
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Service description:
The Sett provides a highly specialist service, offering assessment, treatment and management of young people (aged 13-18) whose mental health problems cannot be managed in the community because of their complexity, risk, persistence, interference with social functioning, and normal development.

Mental health problems might include:

• Acute psychiatric illness (such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia)
• Anxiety / generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)
• Attachment disorder
• Depression / major depressive disorder (MDD)
• Mixed anxiety-depressive disorder
• Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) / chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)
• Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
• Self-harm, attempted suicide, suicidal ideation / thoughts
• Severe phobias
• Somatization / psychosomatic disorders
• Substance misuse
• Unresolved bereavement
Age range:
13 years - 18 years
Additional information:
Referrals are via tier 3 child and adolescent services and endorsed by a consultant psychiatrist in consultation with NHS England case managers. Visit the website for referral forms.
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Diagnosis
  • Location-Specific
Referral route:
  • G.P or health referral
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