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North West London Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services


Who we are

We are a small, multidisciplinary forensic child and adolescent mental health team, with a range of clinical experience and specialist knowledge to help support professionals care for young people, under the age of 18 years, where there is concern about risk.

The aim of our service is to support professionals working with young people at risk of being placed in a secure setting. We will work to help maintain community and educational placements, aiming  for positive outcomes for young people and their families.

What we do

We offer a consultation based service and assessments where needed.

  • Assessment and Intervention
  • Formal consultation and/or attendance at multi-agency meetings
  • Informal Advice 

Overview of adolescent forensic services in England

Community Forensic CAMHS  - how we help

Where we help

We provide a service in North West
London, covering eight London boroughs:

  • Brent
  • Ealing
  • Hammersmith & Fulham
  • Harrow
  • Hillingdon
  •  Hounslow
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Westminster

Who can be referred

The referral process

What we cannot help with

If you need urgent help

Although we have a Duty service, we are not an emergency service.  

In the case of an emergency

  • If there someone’s life is at risk – please call
    emergency services on 999
  • If the risk is contained but you need urgent healthcare – please call the young person’s CAMHS team, GP or advise them to attend A&E
  • If there are safeguarding concerns please contact the duty Social Worker.

Contact us

North West London Forensic CAMHS
St Bernard’s Hospital
UB1 3EU


Tel: 0208 ​354 8002
Email: Wlm-tr.nwlfcamhs@nhs.net


Referral form