Welcome to the open minds partnership (Calderdale CAMHS) website

COVID-19 update

Click here to read an update on the temporary arrangements that are in place for the Open Minds Partnership (the new name for CAMHS).


The Open Minds Partnership is the new name for Calderdale CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services).

You can use this website it to find out more about children and young peoples mental health services in Calderdale, including how to make a referral.  

We also recommend you visit the Open Minds website which has been designed by young people for young people. It has a range of helpful information, videos, apps and resources. It will help you with questions about emotional health, and it provides guidance about where you can find support.

The Open Minds website also has a range of helpful resources around social distancing and strategies to manage concerns and anxieties around COVID 19 (coronoavirus). 

You are also able to contact the 24/7 helpline on 0800 183 0558 who provide support, advice, information and guidance to anyone aged 16 and over. This is a  confidential helpline for anyone with mental health needs and their carers.

The helpline is available to anyone registered with a GP in:

• Calderdale • Kirklees • Wakefield • Leeds • Barnsley