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Children and young people’s mental health workforce strategy

30th May 2019

This strategy focuses on those whose jobs support the mental health of children and young people (the workforce) and aims to explain why this topic is important, what we did to explore it and our findings. It includes a list of challenges that surfaced when we were talking to services, professionals and young people; these […]

#MindNBody – co-designing perinatal mental health services

14th March 2019

A holistic approach to perinatal mental health In the third series of #MatExp Whose Shoes?® resources, the #MindNBody project has focused on promoting a holistic approach to perinatal mental health. The culmination of this latest project is the publication of over 100 new scenarios and 14 poems which are now available in 50 NHS trusts […]

Guidance for improving screening and data capturing for Increasing Access to Psychological Therapy services

30th January 2019

This guidance document is for health care professionals involved in Increasing Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) services, specifically how best to effectively capture access data and to implement improved perinatal pathways. It is common for pregnant women and new mothers and partners to experience anxiety, depression or emotional distress about the new change in their […]

Guidance for pre-birth planning in Perinatal Mental Health Services

30th January 2019

This toolkit provides guidance for health care professionals involved in planning the care of women at high risk of severe postnatal illness. A pre-birth planning meeting is key to ensuring everyone has a clear understanding of the care the woman will receive in the weeks surrounding the birth of her baby, so everyone knows what to […]

London Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Services

28th January 2019

An information sheet for helping you find your local London Community Perinatal Mental Health Service. The perinatal period is usually defined as the time between conceiving a baby until the end of the first postnatal year. 1 in every 5 women experience mental health problems during this time, making this a relatively common experience. It is […]

Peer review of mental health crisis pathways for children & young people

6th December 2018

This report summarises the findings from peer reviews of London’s nine mental health crisis pathways for children and young people (CYP) conducted between November 2017 and May 2018. The peer review follows publication of our CYP mental health crisis guidance and the subsequent CCG self-assessment against the recommendations. Analysis of the self-assessment, completed by the […]

Mental Health in Schools toolkit and mapping exercise

28th November 2018

Supporting children with their emotional wellbeing and mental health is a growing priority for health services and for schools. To support this, Healthy London Partnership (HLP) has developed a toolkit to support schools and undertaken a mapping exercise as part of the Mental Health in Schools Project to find out more about the extent of […]

Schools mental health toolkit

10th October 2018

Welcome to the Mental Health in Schools Toolkit. It has been developed in partnership with the Greater London Authority. Supporting children with their emotional wellbeing and mental health is a growing priority for health services and for schools. We encourage school leaders and staff, health care professionals and commissioners to use the toolkit for a wide […]

Good practice guidance for children and young people’s mental health care in primary care

5th October 2018

Evidence-based good practice summary guidance for children and young people’s mental health care in primary care. It was developed in collaboration with UCLPartners.  There are two parts to this work: 1) Good practice examples of how primary care and early help enhances the care for children and young people with mental health problems. 2) A literature […]

Case study: London’s mental health handover form

18th June 2018

Some of the things we do might be small and simple but have a massive impact on people’s lives. For example, we worked with London’s A&E departments and police forces to develop a handover form, which has resulted in 83 per cent fewer people going missing from A&E when having a mental health crisis, compared […]