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Head 2 Head

About this service

Head 2 Head work with children and young people up to 18 years old who have emotional and mental health issues and are involved with the criminal justice system and/or use/misuse substances (dual diagnoses). We provide mental health assessment and intervention.

We also provide detoxification for young people who misuse substances. As part of this, the team also provides intervention for young people (and their families) who are significantly affected by the misuse of others. The team also offers mental health assessment and intervention for young people who sexually harm others.

Head 2 Head also work with young people who are experiencing symptoms of psychosis. Provides emotional/mental health in-reach into Clayfields House which is an 18 bedded secure children’s home based in Nottingham.

Appointments take place in the community, usually at the young person's home.

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)



The Lodge, Thorneywood CAMHS, Porchester Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 6LF
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Later appointments can be provided when needed

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency