Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition's Statement on the Green Paper4 December 2017,
We welcome the publication of Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper , which will build on existing work to improve children and young people’s mental health. The sector has to come together and seize the opportunities within this Green Paper and use them to...
BLOG: The Front Line In The Battle For The Nation's Mental Health Isn't The NHS31 October 2017,
Read Prof Dame Sue Bailey's blog about how addressing mental health isn't just about NHS services, we need a whole system approach. Visit blog here .
The Values-Based Child and Adolescent Mental Health system (VB CAMHs) Network29 August 2017,
CYPMHC sponsors the VBP CAMHS system Network aiming to bring together stakeholders, including influential experts from different disciplines such as education, social care, charities, NGOs, general practice, ethics, philosophy, together with experts by experience, including patients and relatives. It will provide a forum that aims to deliver key recommendations of the Commission.
We’re failing our young people on mental health provision8 August 2017,
Sue Bailey implores the government to set up an implementation taskforce in her letter to The Guardian. Click here to read.
CYPMHC Survey25 May 2017,
This survey is aimed at our membership, but is quite generic so please complete it is you work with children and young poeple with mental heath issues. The aim of the survey is to inform our work going forward. Please follow this link to the survey . Our Funders, Zurich Community Trust, have kindly...
Prime Minister's Plan to End the 'Hidden Injustice' of Mental Health9 January 2017,
Today in a speech to the Charity Commission, the Prime Minister set out a plan to end the “hidden injustice” of mental ill-health. Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair of the Children & Young People’s Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC) said: “The first priority of any society must be the mental...
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Need a Tangible Commitment25 October 2016,
Letter in The Guardian, 24th October 2016 , from Prof Dame Sue Bailey, and Dr Pooky Knightsmith in response to article in which Secretary of State for Health, pledges to improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions and put specialists in schools. Our letter welcomes this, but stresses...
Dr Pooky Knightsmith elected Vice Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition13 October 2016,
The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition is delighted to announce the election of Dr Pooky Knightsmith as its new Vice Chair. Dr Knightsmith, a renowned campaigner for children’s mental health, directs the children, young people and schools programme at the Charlie Waller Memorial...