- 0 - 11 years
- 12 - 16 years
- Mental Health
- In-person - Group
- In-person - One-to-one
- Online - Group
- Online - One-to-one
2nd Floor Alvernia House St Fintan's Campus, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois R32 YFW6,
9am to 5pm
Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.
If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.
Laois CAMHS service is available to young people between
the age of 6 and 16 years living in the Laois area.
We provide assessment and treatment for young
people and their families who are experiencing Moderate to
Severe mental health difficulties. Staff within CAMHS have
specialist training in child and adolescent mental health and
possess a wide range of experience and knowledge in working
with this client group
Our team consists of the following disciplines: Psychiatry,
Psychology, Nursing, Social Work, Social Care,
Occupational Therapy, Speech and language Therapy,
These services are offered in an individual or group setting.
The restrictions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic led to a transition to use of telehealth platforms to provide assessment and interventions and this has continued post the pandemic when requested or indicated.
The service can be accessed by wheelchair users thorough the elevator
located on the ground floor of the building
Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.