All about Kent Children and Young People's Mental Health Service

CYPMHS stands for the Children and Young People's Mental Health Service. Kent CYPMHS provides emotional wellbeing and mental health advice and support for young people and their families across Kent



What is CYPMHS?


Who we are


Our approach


What types of support
do we offer?


How to get in touch
and refer

          Get involved


Additional support

You can find out more about additional support and the Kent Local Offer on their website.  


For residents of Kent and Medway who are not currently a patient with KMPT (sometimes referred to as Kent and Medway secondary care mental health services), call the free 24 hour helpline on 0800 783 9111 if you need urgent mental health support, advice and guidance.

Or call 0800 107 0160 to speak with someone from the Release the Pressure team if you’re feeling stressed. You can also text "Kent" to 85258 for 24 hour mental health crisis support via text from trained volunteers.