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Child And Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) - Chesterfield

CAMHS work with young people up to the age of 18, across North Derbyshire, who are presenting with signs and symptoms of a variety of mental health needs, such as self harm, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, psychosis, obsessive compulsive disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. CAMHS also work with young people with mild learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorder with challenging behaviour if there are concurrent mental health needs present.

Core CAMHS provides a wide range of services for young people and their families, including psychological and psychiatric assessments, mental health assessments, individual and group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, family therapy, art therapy and consultation and liaison with outside agencies.

Address details Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust The Den, 2nd floor Calow Derbyshire S44 5BL
Telephone 01246 514412 Website address

Age groups

Birth To 18 years

This provider is open during:
All Year

Additional cost or availability information

This service is also offered in a variety of community settings across North Derbyshire, including:

- Mainstream schools and nurseries

- Special school settings

- Families homes

Eligibility information


Individual and family therapy with young people up to the age of 18, who are registered with a North Derbyshire GP (excluding Glossop), who are experiencing signs and symptoms of possible mental health concerns..

Referral Route:

Core CAMHS accept referrals from any service for children and young people, including GP's, Paediatricians and schools.

Transition arrangements:

Negotiation with adult services for young people reaching the age of 18.

Negotiation with the MAT team for young people remaining in children's services.

Referral information

  • Via Gp Or Other Health Professional
  • Via School
  • Via Social Services

Additional Needs area of experience

The provider has indicated that they have experience and/or training in the following additional need. Please contact them for more information.

Autistic spectrum, Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder, Mental Health Needs, Complex Health Needs,

Providers can update their information in the provider portal.