What we do - Have your say! - Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision - Green Paper and Consultation

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Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision - Green Paper and Consultation


The Department of Health and the Department for Education are running a consultation on its green paper on Transforming Children & Young People’s Mental Health Provision. There is a ‘quick read’ version of the green paper that includes:

1. About the green paper
2. Plans for schools and the NHS:

A mental health lead in every school and college
Mental health support teams working with schools and colleges
Shorter waiting times
Mental health of 16- to 25-year-olds

3. Improving understanding of mental health:

Internet and social media
Researching how to support families
Researching how to prevent mental health problems


Please [click here] for the ‘quick read’ document or you may want to take a look at the [full version].

Responses are welcomed from those who have experience of mental ill-health, know someone close to them who has such experience, and from organisations. The consultation focuses on how the proposals in the green paper will be implemented. You can choose to just answer those questions you want to or those which are relevant to you. There are specific questions around how teams could work with children and young people who experience different vulnerabilities.

Please [click here] for the online consultation questions.
The consultation will be open until 12 noon on Friday 2nd March 2018.