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Welcome to ACAMH

‘The Association is committed to multi-disciplinary research and practice within child and adolescent mental health.  It does this through publication of new research findings and dissemination of innovative practices.  We are a membership organisation that brings together professionals from a range of disciplines to advance standards and support the professional development of all those working to support the mental health of children and young people.’

Association Chair, Professor Stephen Scott


Aims and Objectives

Committed to its founding principle to support the mental health needs of children and young people, the Association has remained focus on delivering optimum benefits since 1956 read more


50th Anniversary Celebrations in 2006 highlighted the key stages in the Association's development, the prevailing trends, luminary experts, and the role of ACAMH in influencing and reflecting the future of child and adolescent mental health read more


A formal, flexible structure designed to support the modern-day Association and optimise the quality of its decison-making process and efficiencies, underpins its ongoing success.

governance structure

branch structure

staffing structure

Principal Activities

Membership, Events, Academic Initiatives, Publications and Journals, E-Resources, Professional Development Opportunities read more

Annual Awards

Exceptional service to the Association and/or outstanding contribution to the wider development of child and adolescent mental health nationally and internationally s recognised and rewarded by ACAMH through a number of awards:

Honorary Membership

Conference Bursary Fund

International Travelling Speaking Fellow 

Researcher Highlights

A key focus in 2015 will be the younger CAMH professional, those still in training, undertaking research and in the early stages of career development, those who can really gain from the diverse expertise, information and pooled experience accessible through ACAMH and those for whom the Association can offer valuable development and progression. A number of opportunities and initiatives to support and provide them with necessary resources read more



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St Saviour's House
39-41 Union Street
London SE1 1SD, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7403 7458
email: events@acamh.org

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