Address: Buttercup Suite, LinnDara CAMHS Building, Cherry Orchard Hospital Campus, Dublin 10
Contact Name: Dr. Bernadette Mackey/ Dr. Aileen Murtagh, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Fax: 01- 7782123
Web site: None
Opening Hours: 9.00 am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Who can use the service?: Children and adolescents up to and including age16 years presenting with moderate to severe mental health difficulties.
Criteria: Moderate to severe mental health difficulties
Informal referrals accepted: No
Formal referrals accepted: Yes
Referrals accepted from: General practitioners, Paediatricians, CAMHS, Liaison Psychiatry, Primary care mental health professionals, Schools, National Educational Psychological Service(NEPS) Community Care Social Workers.
How to make a referral: Formal written referral ,standardised referral form available. Urgent referrals can be faxed and we would also advise that referral agents make direct contact by telephone with the clinic.
Multi disciplinary team comprises the disciplines of Psychiatry, Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy, Nursing, Child Care, Social Work, and Occupational Therapy, supported by admin/secretary.
Key Aims & Objectives of Service
Assessment and treatment of children and adolescents presenting with moderate to severe mental health difficulties.
Mental health assessment including multi disciplinary assessment. Range of therapeutic interventions including individual psychotherapy, parent support, therapeutic groups, psychoeducation for parents, (individual and group based), cognitive behavioural therapy.