Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Mental health problems in children are quite common. About one in ten children aged between five and sixteen are diagnosed with a problem every year and about 75% of mental illnesses are thought to start before the age of 25.

CAMHS Oxfordshire support children and young people with emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties, for further information on services and referral within Oxfordshire see here

The following links provide further information and advice on supporting children and young people with mental health and wellbeing;

Oxfordshire’s Highfield Unit has produced a series of short films on young people’s mental health covering a range of specific topics as follows;