TaMHS (Targeted Mental Health Service)

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Name

TaMHS (Targeted Mental Health Service)

Service details

We work with children and young people with emotional and mental health needs that cannot be met by staff within universal settings such as schools and children’s centres. We can work with concerns such as: Anxiety, trauma, emotional distress, low mood, self-harm. TaMHS it is part of the Integrated Locality Service for Children and Young People, aged between 0 – 18 years and their families. The team includes Clinical Practitioners and Outreach workers who are skilled in working with mental health. All referrals in to our service are screened and may then be offered an assessment or a referral/ signposting to another service who may be better able to meet the needs of your family or child. We may see the children, young people and families for an assessment, we may talk to the schools or other agencies involved. We may offer short term support ourselves on a one to one or group basis. We can offer consultations and advice to families and schools or other agencies. We also offer parents support via our Family Links programme and Talking Teens programme.

Price

There is no charge for our service.

Main telephone

01793 463177

The page was last updated on 28 September 2019

Service summary

TaMHS are Targeted Mental Health Service; we work with children and young people from 0-18 years of age with an emotional or mental health need in the Swindon area.

Service description

TaMHS are Targeted Mental Health Service; we work with children and young people from 0-18 years of age with an emotional or mental health need in the Swindon area.

Further information

All referrals in to our service are assessed on an individual basis. We may see the children, young people and families for an assessment, we may talk to the schools or other agencies involved. We may refer you on to other services or offer short term support ourselves on a one to one basis

We can offer consultations and advice to families and schools or other agencies. We also offer parents support via our Family Links programme.

Client groups

A referral to our service can be made by a professional who knows you, for example a GP, social worker or teacher. This referral will go to the Single Point of Access (SPA) and staff will offer the most appropriate service to meet your needs. This Single Point of Access is jointly offered by TaMHS and CAMHS.

Main address

Saltway Centre
Pearl Road
Middleleaze
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 5TD