What is ADHD – a guide for children
ADHD is the short name for a condition called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This sounds very complicated, but it just means you may have difficulties with inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.
What is ADHD – a guide for parents, families and carers.
ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a common behavioural disorder in children and young people. It usually starts in early childhood with the core behaviours of ADHD typically present from before the age of 7 years and symptoms sometimes persisting into adulthood.
What is ADHD – a guide for young people
What is ADHD? Children with ADHD often have many problems at home and school. Most children have problems in:- Inattention: make mistakes find it hard to concentrate forgetfulness and lose things easily bored Hyperactivity: on the go, whizzing about can’t sit still fidgety runs around and climbs Impulsiveness: talks a lot finds it hard to wait […]
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy is a treatment and a profession. Occupational therapists are interested in how people live their lives. They help people to become as able as possible wherever they live, and whatever health issues they may have. Occupational therapists use ‘doing’ as the therapy. They think with you about all areas of your life; any […]
What is Trauma – Information for children
Sometimes bad things can happen and this can make us feel scared and unsafe. We can be left feeling scared and unsafe for a while and sometimes we think about these things for a long time afterwards, we may even have nightmares. These bad things can be called traumatic experiences
Yorkshire and Humber forensic child and adolescent mental health services (FCAMHS)
The service is commissioned by NHS England as part of the children and young peoples mental health transformation programme.
Your CAMHS Team
Child and adolescent mental health services, working with children and young people from 0-18 years