Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service- Information for GPs

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Information for Other Services

Referral Information for CAMHS services

If you wish to make a referral to CAMHS you can do so by contacting the nearest CAMHS Service (see brochures below for contact details). The referral process to CAMHS is the same as any other medical speciality with the exception that in addition to your referral, we require the parents/guardians to have consented to the referral so that they or we can initiate contact to activate the referral.

Contact Details and Service Locations:

WCH page link iconCAMHS Statewide Locations - provides locations of metropolitan and country services across South Australia.

CAMHS brochure for locations and contact details (Nov 2017)

Referral Information for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Services (Helen Mayo House)

WCH page link iconHelen Mayo House - Information for Service Providers

Word icon HMH Referral Form (Dec 2018)

PDF iconInformation for Service Providers (Dec 2018)

PDF iconInformation Brochure for Parents and Families  (May 2018)


Perinatal Practice Guidelines

The CAMHS Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Team have been involved in developing the Perinatal Practice Guidelines. There is a specific section on perinatal mental health issues (depression and anxiety).

Link iconPerinatal Practice Guidelines  Section 8 provides information on the guidelines for managing clients with these issues. Dr Anne Sved Williams, Medical Unit Head of Helen Mayo House has been the lead in the development of these guidelines.

last modified: 19 Dec 2018