Working with school communities to support mental health and wellbeing

Open Minds (CAMHS) have a number of staff and projects that work with schools:

Mental Health Support Team

Northpoint provide the Calderdale Mental Health Support Team. This is a service that works directly in participating schools to provide direct clinical interventions as well as support to school staff to develop their whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing. The team provide training, advice and referral guidance to school staff and parents/carers.

Mental Health in Schools Link Project

The Open Minds (CAMHS) Schools Link Practitioner provides guidance and support to staff in primary and secondary schools in Calderdale. This can include training, consultation, case discussion and advice on potential referrals to Open Minds (CAMHS).

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Silvercloud – Open Minds (CAMHS) are able to provide access to free on-line support to young people and their parents/carers.  The digital programmes are proven to work particularly well alongside school-based support. Further information and referral details here.

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