Support when your child is in an inpatient unit
When a child experiences a mental health crisis and is admitted to a CAMHS inpatient unit in Bedfordshire or a unit further afield, it can be hard to make sense of what is happening.
Normal family life is suspended as attention is diverted to ensuring your child gets well again.
CHUMS Family Support Service can help you to manage the impact. We offer guidance, advice and support, a listening ear and confidential space to share concerns and feelings, where experiences can be shared and understood. Alongside this we offer practical help to navigate the difficulties you might be facing, and to reduce the feelings of isolation you might have.
The Service offers emotional and practical support to parents, caregivers, and siblings whose family have been affected by an admission.
We can support you in several ways: