Gain an insight into children’s mental health services


Local people are invited to attend a free educational talk that will give a professional insight into Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which provides community, mental health and learning disability services in Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield, is holding the events as part of their successful ‘Insight into’ talks.

Talks will be held in each of the areas that the Trust provides services in and will offer insight to anyone who wants to know a bit more about children and adolescent mental health services. Anyone is welcome to attend including members of the public, carers, university students and NHS staff.

Dr Cheyvonne Ogunde, consultant child psychiatrist, who is hosting two of the events said: “We are really looking forward to seeing lots of people at the events and giving people a real insight into CAMHS. It’s a great opportunity for people to find out more and ask any questions they have. I would encourage anyone who is interested to come along and get involved in the discussions.”

The talks are planned to take place on the following dates:

  • 26 August – Barnsley – The Core, Conference Suite, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW
  • 23 September – Wakefield – St. Swithun’s Community Centre, Arncliffe Road, Wakefield, WF1 4RW
  • 28 October – Kirklees – Al-Hikmah Centre, 28 Track Road, Batley, WF17 7AA
  • 25 November – Calderdale – Halifax Central Library, Northgate, Halifax, HX1 1UN

Talks will take place between 6.30pm – 7.30pm at all venues. Guests are asked to arrive 30 minutes before the start of each talk for refreshments and registration.

To book a place on any of the sessions, call 01924 328656 or email Please note that the talks are educational and will not discuss individual cases or circumstances.

Gain an insight into children’s mental health services

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