About Therapy

What will it be like when I come to CAMHS?

What treatment was available in CAMHS?

What different treatments were available to you when you reached CAMHS?

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Are there other services I could go to?

Other than CAMHS, are there other services I could go to?

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What kinds of places can I get help?

Do I need to come to you at the clinic, or will you come to me, what are the options?

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Will my parents come with me?

Do they have to come with me whatever age I am?

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How often will sessions take place in CAMHS?

Are sessions likely to be every week? Or more? Or less?

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How long is the average CAMHS session? And what happens if I don’t want to come anymore?

What do I do if I don’t want to come to CAMHS anymore? What are the options?

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Do I have to come to sessions in CAMHS if I don’t want to?

Are appointments compulsory? For example, how would a situation be dealt with if someone was suffering from psychosis and perhaps didn’t know they were unwell and didn’t want to be treated?

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What’s the Mental Health Act?

If people need to be treated against their will, they may be sectioned. How does the Mental Health Act work?

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What would happen if I couldn’t get to my appointments in CAMHS?

What would happen if I couldn’t get to an appointment, perhaps due to logistical reasons or because anxiety made it difficult to go?

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What different treatments are available in CAMHS? – Alistair

If I go to CAMHS, what sort of help might I receive?

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