If this is an emergency and you feel a child or youth is at risk of harm, please freephone: 0800 218 219 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
CAFLink is the Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service 'single point of entry function' which streamlines access to mental health services in Canterbury for children, adolescents and their families.
As well as providing an easily identifiable point of entry to services, CAFLink ensures better quality and more consistent information to referrers, young people and their families. Referrals are centrally processed and this includes screening, referral to community agencies and triage into the service.
The health professional or community agency should complete the following referral form which is available in PDF or Word format:
Referrers querying ADHD need to complete a SNAP-IV Questionnaire (below) and send this along with the referral form.
GP’s should follow HealthPathways for ADHD referrals.
Page last updated: 11 February 2022
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