The Government have published a green paper laying out their plans for Children’s Mental Health Services.
The green paper focuses on earlier intervention and prevention, especially in and linked to schools and colleges.
The proposals include:
- creating a new mental health workforce of community-based mental health support teams
- every school and college will be encouraged to appoint a designated lead for mental health
- a new 4-week waiting time for NHS children and young people’s mental health services to be piloted in some areas
They are asking for your views – if you have something to say please use this as your opportunity to speak up.
Have your say on Children and Young People’s Mental Health
Closing Date: 2nd March 2018