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Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health


The Southend, Essex and Thurrock Child and Adolescents Mental Health Service (SET CAMHS) is a free service providing both preventative resources and targeted, specialist emotional wellbeing and mental health support for young people aged between 0-18, living in Southend, Essex or Thurrock. The service is also available to anybody with Special Educational Needs (SEN) up to the age of 25.


The type of support offered by SET CAMHS will vary depending on the needs of the young person. The service offer a range of both individual and group talking therapies.


To access the service:


Practice Guidance in Essex


Practice Guidance and Care Pathway for Children and Young People who are admitted to Psychiatric In-patient Units in Essex - (UNDER REVIEW)


Additional help and support


To find out more about the support services available both in Essex and nationally please visit the Help and Support page.