Care-experienced children and young people: mental health

The National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) has published a report to support their Looked after Minds campaign to highlight the lack of mental health support for care-experienced children and young people. Recommendations include: all children and young people receiving any tier of mental health support services should have an offer of independent advocacy services, enshrined […]

Children and young people’s mental health

NHS England has announced that a taskforce will be set up to improve current specialist children and young people’s inpatient mental health, autism and learning disability services in England. The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield will chair an independent oversight board to scrutinise and support the work of the taskforce.   Further details are […]