• The Box
    The Box

    Activities and tools for you to use

  • Mindfulness

    So what is mindfulness?

  • The Box+
    The Box+

    New uploads

  • 5-12 Main Site
    5-12 Main Site

    Check it out!

This is where you can find out about what’s new in CWP CAMHS for children and young people aged 5-12.


Film based on the Stress Vulnerability approach to mental health is launched

Following on from a previous post; Wirral CAMHS, Wirral Early Intervention Team and The Open Door Centre have collaborated to produce a short film exploring mental health in young people. A group of 10 young people who have accessed services were …

Name for West Cheshire CAMHS new community base

The Future for Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) West Cheshire CAMHS is looking bright as we look forward to moving into our new base ‘Futures’ later this year. Thank you to everyone who shared their ideas for …

Life after suicide

“Benjamin was 3, and Alexis was 13 when their Dad took his own life, very unexpectedly. After Mark died, we just kind of got on with things. I had an amazing family and wonderful friends and everything was fine for …

Naming Competition for CAMHS Inpatient New Build

Please help us to find a new name for the fabulous new building project which is taking place in Chester to replace Pine Lodge and Maple wards. To enter the competition please follow the link and complete the Survey Monkey, …

North West CYP IAPT Conference celebrating participation!

In March I had the pleasure of attending the CYP IAPT participation conference which brought together the collaboration of young people, children, and professionals across the North West of England. The conference really was a true example of professionals listening …

Time to Shine – Wirral CAMHS Mindfulness Group

Wirral CAMHS Primary Mental Health Worker Team developed a skill-based 5-week Mindfulness Group. Originally called the Mindfulness Group, young people attending the group did not like this so it was quickly renamed “Time to Shine” by our young people. The group started …

Freya ‘s ‘The Glass Box’

In which I make bad mental health analogies and attempt to organise my thoughts into vaguely coherent sentences Imagine you’re maybe ten or eleven, and just going about your daily life as normal. Going to school with hardly any issues, having …