Interim Report arising from an Independent Review of the Provision of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the State
The Interim Report was authored by Dr Susan Finnerty, the Inspector of Mental Health Services.
At this stage in the review of the provision of CAMHS, five out of nine Community Healthcare Organisations have been completed. These are CHO 3 (Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary/East Limerick) CHO 4 (Kerry, North Cork, North Lee, South Lee, West Cork) CHO 5 (South Tipperary, Carlow Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford) CHO 6 (Wicklow, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin Southeast) and CHO 7 (Kildare/West Wicklow, Dublin West, Dublin South City, Dublin Southwest.)
The Inspector's review is continuing with the remaining four CHO CAMHS, and this will involve further meetings with young people, parents, and stakeholders. These areas CHO 1 (Donegal, Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan, Cavan/Monaghan) CHO 2 (Galway, Roscommon, Mayo) CHO 8 (Laois/Offaly, Longford/West Meath, Louth/Meath), and CHO 9 (Dublin North, Dublin North Central, Dublin Northwest).
Date of Publication: 23/01/2023