CAMHS Talk

CAMHS Talk


Latest Episodes

Episode 16 – BAME and Access to Mental Health Services
October 05, 2020

Cultural diversity and access to services is an issue that is high on the agenda for CAMHS and there is no better way of understanding the needs of the BAME community than hearing directly from the young people that have accessed the service. Today,

Episode 15 – Returning to School after Lockdown..
September 08, 2020

So, the time has come to start to return to the 'new normal'. For many students, this is full of many unknowns that could be exciting and something to look forward to, however, for some, it may be an anxiety provoking time,

Episode 14 – South Bedfordshire CAMHS service update during lockdown
July 07, 2020

Welcome back to CAMHSTalk,.. Today we’re continuing to explore how CAMHS delivers services during the COVID pandemic. Previously we spoke to Ross Truscott, General Manager of Bedford CAMHS about the service and some of the new developments - including ...

Episode 13 – Lockdown, Mental Health and Social Media
June 21, 2020

In today’s episode, we’re continuing the conversation about mental health, lockdown and how to manage during this time.. There’s lots of information in the media about what we should and shouldn’t do.. we see statistics..

Episode 12 – Lockdown, Mental Health and Education
June 15, 2020

In this episode, we’re talking about mental health, lockdown and how to manage at this time. Lockdown has affected us all and as such, everyone’s daily life has been significantly affected. Our normal daily routines changed overnight and many of the th...

Episode 11 – Bedford CAMHS service update during lockdown
May 23, 2020

Now.. as we’re all aware, we’re living in strange times due to the COVID pandemic and this has brought some change to the services that are currently offered by Bedford CAMHS. In this episode, Nikki and I are talking to Ross Truscott,

Episode 10 – Let’s talk therapy dogs..
March 10, 2020

In this episode, we'll introduce you to Dr Charlotte Bolt and her co-therapist, Ruby (the dog!). this is a great opportunity to find out how animals can enhance treatment for some that struggle to manage with face to face therapy.

Episode 9 – Let’s Talk about CBT..
February 25, 2020

Today we talk about Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, more commonly known as CBT. In this episode we are so grateful to Gemma Douthwaite and Dr Charlotte Bolt who share their insights and demystify the inner workings of this treatment model. As always,

Episode 8 (Part 2) – Uni Life and Mental Health
February 09, 2020

Welcome back to part 2 of Uni Life and Mental Health, come join us again as Mia, Roshni, Sam and Ocean continue to share their thoughts and insights about their first few months at University and about how they have managed everything from their mental...

Episode 8 (Part 1) – Uni Life and Mental Health
January 26, 2020

Come take a listen to four of our ex-service users, Mia, Roshni, Sam and Ocean share their thoughts and insights about their first few months at University and hear then talk about how they have managed everything from their mental health to relationsh...