The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Hospital Liaison Team provide assessment from 8.30am – 5pm, 7 days a week for young people presenting in crisis to the Canberra Hospital emergency department (ED).
CAMHS Hospital Liaison Team clinicians provide an initial consultation and face-to-face assessment in conjunction with the ED treating team.
Accessing the service
All people seen by the team are done so on a referral basis from clinicians at the Canberra Hospital. People referred to the team must be under the care and treatment of an existing Canberra Hospital treating team.