If you are worried about a child speak to the Integrated Front Door (IFD)
on 01403 229900

 Call 999 for the Police if you think a child is in Immediate Danger

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Children’s Mental Health

Mental health concerns in children, young people and their parents can have a significant impact on children’s safety and wellbeing.

  • See our pages on working with children and people who self harm
  • See our pages on the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

See below for guidance on child protection and parental mental health:

Child Protection and Parental Mental Health: good practice guide
Child Protection and Parental Mental Health: protocol

Training in supporting children’s emotional well-being and mental health is available for practitioners across the multi-agency workforce through Coastal West Sussex Mind.