mental health

Eating disorders

7th August 2015

This page offers guidance for assessing, treating and monitoring children and young people with eating disorders.  Eating disorders are complex disorders that can have many underlying causes, and tend to manifest during adolescence.  There are multiple types of eating disorders, which is why it is crucial for medical professionals and families to recognise the symptoms early on. NICE […]


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 […]

Parity of esteem

7th August 2015

This page has information on parity of esteem in the form of a video of a debate on the topic, a briefing note, plans for implementation and overviews on the different aspects of the subject. Since 2012, the Government has established that the NHS carries a responsibility to deliver parity of esteem – in other […]

Mental and emotional wellbeing

9th April 2015

Increasing numbers of young people are presenting to primary care services with mental and emotional health issues. This section provides resources and support for primary and community care staff working with children and young people with mental health needs.