Mental Health

Perth Children's Hospital (PCH) provides a range of mental health services for children and their families. These services are delivered by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).

Children and families are referred to these services by their treating therapist, specialist, GP, school or other community organisation. 

Mental health services provided at PCH include:

Urgent mental health telephone support line

The urgent mental health telephone support line provides 24 hour support for children and their families. The service is accessible state-wide and includes brief assessment of mental health risk and direction to the most appropriate service, depending on need.

Call 1800 048 636

Mental health assessments for children in the PCH Emergency Department

View the information on the PCH Emergency Department page.


More information

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

For information on CAMHS services delivered outside of a hospital setting, please visit the CAMHS website (external link).