CAMHS stands for Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services. They offer a range of therapeutic services for children, young people and their families who experience moderate to severe emotional/mental health problems, including direct and indirect clinical work through consultation and training.

Teams may include child psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and primary mental health workers. The services are provided by Tees, Esk and Wear Valley Foundation NHS Trust.

Referrals are accepted from children and young people, parents and carers, statutory and voluntary services.

There is a single point of access for all referrals within County Durham. Referrals for children to be assessed for a neurodevelopmental difficulty, including autism and ADHD are not accepted through this referral process.


Telephone 0191 594 5770 or 0300 123 9296



Address: North End House, 42 North End, Durham, DH1 4LW

CATCHMENT AREA: Durham, Chester-le-Street, Consett and Stanley.

FOR AGES: 0-18 years

OPENING TIMES: Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 7.00pm and Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Last Updated: 3rd January 2023