The government has published proposals to improve mental health support for children and young people in England. Over £300 million has been made available to fund them.
- encouraging every school and college to have a ‘designated senior mental health lead’
- setting up mental health support teams working with schools, to give children and young people earlier access to services
- piloting a 4-week waiting time for NHS children and young people’s mental health services
To read the Green Paper click on the link below:
This consultation closes at midday on 2 March 2018.
The consultation is here: https://engage.dh.gov.uk/youngmentalhealth/