‘The hellish process of dealing with CAMHS to get help for my son’s mental health issues is like being trapped in an abusive game of Heads We Win, Tails You Lose’

A Bishop’s Stortford mom writes anonymously about her a few-year struggle with Herts CAMHS (Baby and Adolescent Mental Well being Provider) to get help for her son’s psychological well being issues…

The aggressively bright paint of the A&E ready home is a jarring backdrop for screaming, bleeding young children and a not noticeably unwell toddler continuously crashing into chairs till I want to scream, as well.

My patience is stretched slim by the fact of owning currently pushed 75 miles considering that 8am right now and used 4 hours ready at a various healthcare facility until finally they explained to me they could not help and sent us in this article, an additional hour’s travel absent, to wait around for an additional 5 hours.

Ironically, the really hard-to-track down child psychological well being crew we are making an attempt to see, and with whom my child has been registered as

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