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:
A child or young person can contact SET CAMHS directly
Any parent/guardian or professional such as a teacher, school nurse or GP can contact the service on the behalf of the young person
To find out more about the support services available both in Essex and nationally please visit the Help and Support page.