SLaM Child and Adolescent Neurodevelopmental Service (Southwark)
The Southwark Neurodevelopmental Service is a Tier 3 child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) based in the Sunshine House, Southwark Child and Young People’s Development Centre. They provide assessment and treatment for children and young people, up to the age of 18, who have a severe developmental disability and complex mental health problems.
They see children who have one or more of the following conditions, are who are registered with a Southwark GP:
- Learning disability
- Autism Spectrum Condition
- Other neurodevelopmental disorder e.g. Tourette Syndrome
The team includes child and adolescent practitioners, psychiatrists, CAMHS social workers, clinical child and adolescent psychologists, and family therapists. They offer a confidential service, supporting children, young people and their families who are experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties such as anxiety, depression and anger. The team offers: specialist assessments, individual psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, medication management, working with parents and families, and psycho-educational groups for parents of children with ADHD.