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NHS and schools in England to provide expert mental health support

 

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NHS and schools in England to provide expert mental health support

The NHS will work with schools and colleges to make expert mental health support available to a population of more than 470,000 children and young people across England.

The new mental health support teams will be based in and near schools and colleges in 25 areas and will start giving support in 2019.

Each designated team will support up to 8,000 children and young people in around 20 schools and colleges in their area.