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The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition brings together leading charities to campaign jointly on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.
At any one time, 1 in 10 children and young people have a diagnosable mental health problem, and it is well established that most adolescent and adult mental illness can be traced back to childhood.
Addressing issues early helps individuals and society – that message needs a powerful voice.
The Green Paper’s proposal to test waiting time standard1 February 2018,
Waiting time standards for children and young people’s mental health services (CYPMHS) could drive improvement nationally and put meeting the demand for CYPMHS on an equal footing with other areas of health.
CYPMHC's Position Statement on the Green Paper8 February 2018,
The Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision’ published by the Department of Health and Education in December 2017 intends to deliver better prevention and earlier intervention for children and young people. The Paper sets out three key proposals: Designated...
The coalition’s aim is to bring together leading charities to campaign jointly on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people and ensure that our voice is heard. Our members all have an interest in the CYPMHC's remit and support our values. View our Steering Group members View our...