The proposals include:
creating a new mental health workforce of community-based mental health support teams
every school and college will be encouraged to appoint a designated lead for mental health
a new 4-week waiting time for NHS children and young people’s mental health services to be piloted in some areas
For full details of the Government's Green Paper go to: Government Green Paper - Children and Young People's Mental Health
The Government welcomes a wide range of views on the proposals set out in this document. To respond to the consultation, you can complete the online consultation questions at https://engage.dh.gov.uk/youngmentalhealth/.
The consultation will be open for 13 weeks and will close on 2 March 2018. The Government will publish a response in due course.