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Mental Health: Young People

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 49128, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to include young people in efforts to tackle the mental health challenges for young people, which have been exacerbated by the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

28 September 2021

The ‘Government Response to the Consultation on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper and Next Steps’, agreed with consultation respondents that young people should continue to be involved in how we implement the proposals. We expect local areas to consider how to involve children and young people in taking forward their proposals.