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Mental Health and young people

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) now want to hear the views of children and young people so that we can understand and shape future mental health early support services for children and young people aged up to 25 years. 

Throughout this period of engagement, we would like to hear specifically from young people as well as parents, carers and professionals to help us understand their experiences and share what support has been like at the early intervention stage. These insights will be put together to form a report to help shape the mental health and early intervention and prevention services for children and young people in the future. 

Early intervention is defined as providing early support to children and young people. In Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, services are funded to provide early support and intervention for mental health and emotional wellbeing to children and young people, aged up to 25 years, as well as training for professionals.

We are now looking to understand the views of the community, including those who have directly used services, so that we can improve this pathway for future users.

Here is how to get involved:

  • We are working with the youth led project, MH:2K, to understand the views and experiences of children and young people aged up to 25 years. To participate in a survey by Friday 18th September click here. You can also register your interest to take part in a virtual focus group by emailing gabrielle@leaders-unlocked.org or call or text 07463734582. Telephone interviews are also available for young people who may find this more accessible. To take part in a telephone interview email sasha.bipin@nhs.net or call or text 07818580719. If leaving a message or texting, kindly leave contact details for us to get back to you.

As a reminder, we are also looking to collect views from parents, carers and professionals.

  • Parents and carers are invited to share their views and experiences via an online survey by clicking here. Virtual focus groups will also take place on the 2, 5 and 8 September 2020 and the opportunity to take part in a telephone interview is also available for those who may find this more accessible. To take part in a virtual focus group or a telephone interview, kindly email sasha.bipin@nhs.net or call or text 07818580719.
  • Colleagues such as GPs, teachers and health professionals are also invited to complete an online survey to share their views by clicking here.

The public engagement will end on Friday 18 September 2020 and you can find details here:https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/get-involved/current-and-previous-engagement-and-consultations/emotional-wellbeing/

If you would like any further details or to request materials in a different format please contact - sasha.bipin@nhs.net or call or text 07818580719. If leaving a message or texting, kindly provide contact details for us to get back to you.

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