LinnDara Castleknock CAMHS

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: bernadette.mackey@hse.ie / aileen.murtagh@hse.ie

Phone: 01-7782122

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

Cost: None

Referrals

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.

What Do We Do?

Centre Overview

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.

Services Provided

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.

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