Tag: CAMHS

CAMHS access targets (standards) in London

5th December 2019

Nationally and regionally, there have been problems with access to specialist children’s and adolescent mental health services. While ten per cent of children nationally have a mental health condition requiring access to mental health services, only three per cent are able to do so. Rising demand, lengthening waiting times and high thresholds for access to […]

A school governor’s view on mental health in schools

23rd May 2019

Sharon Long, a school governor in Lewisham, talks about the importance of London-wide approach to delivering early intervention to support staff in schools and colleges. We all know the impact of mental health on children, young people and families, in London, 9% of 5-19-year olds have a mental health disorder. In schools, this manifests in many […]

Discover Storytelling for parents and children in Islington

22nd May 2018

Our colleagues at Thrive LDN have partnered with Discover to deliver storytelling sessions for parents and young children. If you’re in the area, then come along! Thrive LDN has worked with Discover Storytelling Centre to develop a concept that incorporates storytelling, keeps kids entertained and demonstrates ways for parents/carers to address mental health and wellbeing […]

Discover Storytelling for parents and children in Stanmore

22nd May 2018

Our colleagues at Thrive LDN have partnered with Discover to deliver storytelling sessions for parents and young children. If you’re in the area, then come along! The session is based on the book Perfectly Norman by Tom Percival, in which a boy named Norman suddenly grows wings, but wonders what others will think of him. Perfectly Norman is […]

Help managing risk

29th October 2015

Bullying: Department of Education Guidance Department of Education Guidance on how to manage bullying. There is also specific guidance on cyber bullying for Head Teachers and a guide for parents. Child Bereavement UK – Advice for Schools This site provides a Schools Information Pack, giving a range of guidance, tools and examples of what has […]

Key resources

5th October 2015

This page provides a summary of the websites associated with organisations and initiatives that aim to support better mental health and wellbeing for children and young people. Follow the links to explore their resources.  Child Outreach Research Consortium (CORC) Offers a range of information and tools on why undertaking the measurement of the emotional wellbeing of […]

CAMHS

7th August 2015

This section of the toolkit offers information about the national ambitions for children and young people’s mental health services and a list of services and information for both children and young people and their carers. Good mental health and well-being is essential for a child’s development, as many mental health conditions show signs of manifestation […]