This is where you can find out about what’s new in CWP CAMHS for parents and carers.

 

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, …

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 …

Update on the new Learning Disability CAMHS Pages for Mymind.org.uk

The mymind team have joined forces with the 3 Learning Disability  (LD) CAMHS teams across the trust to begin developing specific pages aimed at families of children who may access our LD CAMHS teams. The first stage of the process …

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 …

Sharing Mymind’s social media vision with CWP Chief Executive

Last Tuesday was a momentous day for the mymind team.  We met with Sheena Cumiskey , Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) Chief Executive at our trust’s Trust Board offices at Redesmere in Chester. Mymind won the  ’Innovative Access …

A New Home for West Cheshire CAMHS, CHEDS & Home Based Therapy Teams

During July 2015  Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s (CWP) West Cheshire CAMHS’ 0-16, 16-19 teams, and the trust wide Home Based Therapy and  CHEDS (eating disorder) services will move into Churton (which is on the Countess of Chester …

Living alongside a condition

Sometimes, living with a condition whether it be medical (e.g. diabetes, cystic fibrosis, chronic fatigue) or developmental (e.g. ADHD, ASC, Dyslexia) can be hard. Many young people have experienced feeling stressed, worried, angry, fed-up or unhappy at times with their …