Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Services for people aged 0 to 18..

This service provides a specialist mental health service to those aged up to their 18th birthday who have moderate to severe mental health disorders, that require the input of a specialist multi-disciplinary mental health team, including:

  • Moderate to severe depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Moderate/severe eating disorders
  • Suicidal behaviours
  • Suicidal ideation where intent is present
  • One to One Support
  • Phone support
  • Group Support
  • Online support
  • Other (Family support)

a) GPs are usually the first point of contact for families who seek help for various problems hence they are ideally placed to recognise risk factors for mental health disorders and to refer to more appropriate community care personnel or specialist services such as CAMHS where this is indicated.

b) paediatricians (informing the child’s GP).

c) consultant liaison psychiatrist (informing the child’s GP).

d) general adult psychiatrists (informing the child’s GP).

e) national educational psychologists - senior (in collaboration with GP*).

f) community based clinicians (at senior/team leader level or above, in collaboration with GP*).

g) Tusla – Child and Family Agency (Team leader level or above in collaboration with the GP*).

h) assessment officers (as defined under the Disability Act, 2005).
i) Jigsaw – senior clinician (in collaboration with GP).

* In collaboration with the GP means the referring agent must contact the GP and discuss and agree the potential referral so that it is a truly collaborative referral.
(CAMHS Standard Operating Guidelines, 2019; HSE)

Yes, you do need parental consent before accessing our service.

There is no cost to our service.

HSE mental health

We can help with...

  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Suicidal behaviours
  • Suicidal ideation where intent is present

Where are we?

Unit 6. , Quin Rd. Business Park,
Ennis Co Clare,
V95 YT73

How to get in touch

Firstly, do not hesitate to get in touch. Each organisation can be contacted in different ways, whether it be by email, phone or referral by GP or Counsellor for example.

You can find more details below.


Opening Hours:
9.30am – 1pm and 2pm - 5pm (Mon to Fri)

(By appointment only)

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