CHUMS Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service

CHUMS Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service offers support to children and young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and low mood, as well as those with significant emotional wellbeing difficulties arising from life events, such as bereavement and bullying.

Important notice:

Please note from 1st July 2021, CHUMS will no longer be delivering the Emotional Wellbeing Service in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and this portal will be closed for referrals from that day onwards. Where CHUMS is not able to provide you with clinical support, we will pass your information onto the new provider on July 1st, with your permission, who will contact you to arrange support. If you have any queries or concerns please contact us on

Further details about the new provider can be found here.

Referral criteria

• Peterborough – Up to the age of 18
• Cambridgeshire – Up to the age of 25

Service delivery

The service offers support in a variety of ways and you (or your child) will be guided by one of our Triage Managers to the most appropriate intervention or signposted to a more suitable agency. Interventions take place at a number of locations and include:

• Advice and guided self help
• Drop In facility
• Mental Health & Resiliency group programmes
• Full mental health assessment
• Therapeutic group programmes for a variety of presenting issues including anxiety and low mood
• Recreational Therapeutic support using football and music as tools of engagement
• Individual support
• Parent/carer groups

For more information click here.

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