Children and Young People Early Intervention Mental Health Services

CYP MHEIS is an easy to access early intervention emotional wellbeing service for children and young people aged from age 10-18 years (up to 25-years of age if SEND).

The service will provide emotional support through a range of interventions suited to the individual needs of children and young people. The aim is to improve emotional wellbeing, emotional intelligence, resilience and self-esteem for children, young people, their families and carers and develop community resilience.

Children and young people may be able to access this service for a range of problems:

  • Stress
  • Panic attacks
  • Bullying
  • Substance misuse
  • Low confidence and self esteem
  • Transition
  • Sleep problems
  • Peer relationships
  • Family relationships
  • Anger and challenging behaviour
  • Low level disordered eating
  • Bereavement
  • Child carers
  • Support to parents, carers, guardians and other significant adults involved in the care of children and young people covered in the scope of the service.

Please view our   CYPMH Early Intervention Service Leaflet.pdf

Patient Information

Contact our service


Early Intervention Service
651 The Crescent
Colchester, CO4 9YQ

Service lead: Karen McCarty, clinical lead


How to get in touch and refer

If you would like to speak to someone for more information about the services we offer and to find out about what support might be available for you please call our Single Point of Access team on 0800 953 0222  9am-5pm, Monday – Friday to be put through to the CSPA in North East Essex.