Briefing: Failing a generation: Commons report on mental health services for children and young people

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
November 1, 2018
Tom Simon
Issues Covered
  • Funbding of new services for children and young people's mental health services
  • Prevention of mental ill-health
  • Workforce to implement Government plans
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Health, public health, adult social care, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement, Welfare and Equalities
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The Government is introducing new services to support the mental health of children and young people including school and college-based support and additional NHS capacity. This briefing on the examination of these proposals by the Commons Education and Health and Social Care committee and the Government’s response.

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