Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Perinatal Mental Health Consultation Liaison Service

Provides mental health assessment, treatment and other services including support, advice and referrals for women from conception to 12 months after giving birth.  Please note PMHCS is not a mental health crisis service and does not provide clinical management.

Eating Disorders Program

A specialist, community-based, multi-disciplinary team providing comprehensive assessment and treatment programs to people with a primary diagnosis of an Eating Disorder.

  • Location: Phillip Health Centre
  • Ph: 6205 1519


A  residential facility that is an alternative to hospital for young people (aged 14 -18 years) for up to a period of 12 weeks who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues.

  • Ph: 6205 1971

Early Intervention Team

This service provides care for people and their families experiencing a severe initial episode of mental illness including psychosis. The unit operates 7 days per week and referrals are made after assessment by Mental Health Community Team clinicians.

  • Location: Callum Offices, Woden
  • Ph: 6205 1971

The Cottage Adolescent Day Programme

A therapeutic group program for young people between the ages of 12 and 17 in the ACT who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues.  Referrals to the Cottage Adolescent Day Program are made by Clinical Managers in the mental health community teams.

  • Location: Calvary Hospital campus
  • Ph: 6205 1128

Community Teams

The CAMHS Community Teams provide assessment and treatment for children and young people under 18 years of age who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties.

  • CAMHS Intake Line 6205 1971
  • CAMHS Northside at the Belconnen Community Health Centre Ph: 6205 1050
  • CAMHS Southside at Callum offices, Woden Ph: 6205 1469

CAMHS Model of Care

The new CAMHS Model of Care provides a service delivery framework to support a contemporary integrated developmentally appropriate Mental Health Service for 0 -25 year olds.

The new Model of Care was endorsed in May 2013 by the ACT Health Redevelopment Committee 2013.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Model of Care (May 2013)