this symposium provides children and adult support services, local authorities, healthcare professionals, social services, employers, and education professionals with an invaluable opportunity to identify priorities for action, and develop strategies for effective partnership working. It will also enable all stakeholders to share best practice in ensuring young people’s knowledge and experiences are informing the delivery of timely and high quality services.
Transforming Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: Promoting, Protecting and Improving Children and Young People’s Mental Health
According to findings from the Centre for Mental Health (Missed Opportunities, 2016) children and young people with mental illness have to wait an average of ten years before receiving help. In the last 25 years, rates of depression and anxiety amongst young people have increased by 70%. In 2015/16, almost 19,000 teenagers were admitted to
Sixteen and 17-year-olds considering a career in psychiatry are being invited to attend a taster event organised by Hull and East Riding’s largest provider of mental health services. Humber NHS Foundation Trust is offering Year 12 pupils 30 places at the event, scheduled to be held on Monday 26 March, 2018 at the Learning Centre,
Young people from Hull have created a film as part of a project which explored emotions and mental health. The film, which is called ‘Surviving Thriving’, will premiere at a special event on Friday, 23 March 2018 at the Octagon in Hull. Combining film and dance, the event brings together local services, practitioners, young
Funding of up to £10,000 is now available for communities in the Yorkshire region for projects that promote a heart healthy lifestyle. The application period closes on 2 April 2018 – so don’t miss out on this great opportunity.