The long-term effects of unreliable, inconsistent support in CAMHS (Child and adolescent mental health services, UK)

Mair Elliott writes about how unreliable and inconsistent support from CAMHS has had an impact on her
From Cerebra website:

"When we discuss the high staff turnover, lack of reliable support, and other issues within CAMHS services we often think about the immediate distress that is caused to the young person in need of care and treatment. However, the ongoing effects can be just as distressing.

“My experience of CAMHS, as with many other’s experiences, was of unreliability, numerous staff changes, lack of communication, and stop-start therapy. I’d invest my trust in a therapist only to have it broken when they departed at short notice. This happened over and over again. It was this continual loop of breaking my trust which has left me with some pretty serious insecurities…”

Read more: https://www.cerebra.org.uk/information-and-advice/the-long-term-effects-of-unreliable-inconsistent-support-in-camhs/?utm_source=wysija&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=may19