Have your say

Who we are – Have your Say are a group of young people aged 11 – 25 who try to improve mental health services for young people in Torbay.

What we do – We meet weekly and work on various projects to improve Mental Health Services, in particular CAMHS. We do lots of different fun things but some of the things we do are:

  • Interview new staff at CAMHS
  • Train staff at CAMHS
  • Organise and attend events
  • Give CAMHS suggestions as to how they can improve their service for young people

Our weekly sessions are really informal, with small numbers of young people. We think we’re a really friendly bunch and are always look forward to new people coming along to our group. During our sessions we have lots of conversations, take part in activities and work to improve services. We receive training as part of our group session, which we gain AQA’s for.

When and where

Every Tuesday 5pm – 7pm
Unit 7, Torquay Harbour

Who runs the group?

Young Devon’s Participation team facilitate the group, but it is the young people’s group.


Hi I’m Amy!
I work with the Have Your Say group and work on the groups behalf to talk to CAMHS staff, ensure the group is welcoming. I develop and participate in group activities and make sure you are listened to and that your questions are answered. I am always more than happy to meet you before you join the group and to speak with you on the phone to help you to feel more comfortable about joining the group.


Hi I’m Clarise!
I support Amy is ensuring all of the group work and the strategic aims are running smoothly. I’ve been working for Young Devon for 6 years and have a real passion for advocating on behalf of young people. I visit the group regularly and am always more than happy to speak to and support you.

Contact details

If you are interested in coming along to group or referring a young person, please contact Amy on the following contact details:

Tel: 07921388308
Email: amy.bedingfield@youngdevon.org

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