"Camhs treatment of my daughter"
About: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – Inpatient Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – Inpatient Nottingham NG3 6AA
Posted by phillips (as ),
My daughter had been with camhs for over a year and had attempted suicide several times.
Recently she was admitted to an inpatient facility to maintain her safety. She was discharged within 3 months and felt better for a short amount of time.
She then became severely depressed (suicidal tendencies) and attempted suicide multiple times.
Camhs outpatient team (tier 3) discharged her even though they were aware of the extent to her illness, because they said she wasn't opening up in sessions. This is because she suffers with severe social anxiety issues. She has since overdosed many times and been re-admitted to the outpatient unit. She received next to no help and was discharged shortly after.
The camhs team told her they would contact her local hospital if she overdosed again telling them she is not to be assessed by a psychiatrist after being treated initially. I feel as though she is being mistreated due to her anxiety and inability to open up about all of her problems.
Camhs have given up on my daughter so easily and I feel as though I do not have the skill set to help her work through her problems