Children and young people's mental health - the role of education
The House of Commons Education and Health Committees joint report 'Children and young people's mental health - the role of education' has been published.
This report makes 13 recommendations under the following headings:
- Wellbeing in schools and colleges
- Mental health support in education providers
- Co-ordination between health and education services
- Cuts to school and college based services
- Social media
One key recommendation is to train school and college staff to recognise the warning signs of mental ill health in their students.
Read the full report here https://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmhealth/849/849.pdf
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Guidance - 06 Oct 2017
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