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Darwin Centre CAMHS Inpatient Service- 12-18 years

NHS funded services

The Darwin Centre is a regional 15-bedded inpatient unit, providing specialist mental health services for young people and their families. The centre is open 24/7. 

The primary function of The Darwin Centre is to provide assessment and treatment facilities for young people, aged 12-18 years, with mental health disorders.  This includes deliberate self harm, acute psychosis and eating disorders.

Referral criteria

Referrals are taken from CAMHS Tier 3 community teams, Early Intervention teams and dependent on age, adult mental health teams

What happens after referral?

Young people are admitted for completion of a comprehensive multi-disciplinary assessment which involves developing an understanding of their mental health and psychological wellbeing, in the context of their developmental, social, family and educational history. This includes work with young people and their families at all stages of their treatment.

Where can I find further information?

Please visit our website.

Where to go

Darwin Centre
Queens Road
Stoke –on -Trent
ST4 7LF Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)
Last updated: 08 Jun 2021
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