Children and young people's mental health - the role of education

News - 02 May 2017

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:

  • Introduction
  • 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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