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Emotional well-being and mental health in schools and colleges

The National Assembly for Wales’ http://www.assembly.wales/en/bus-home/committees/Pages/Committee-Profile.aspx?cid=443">Children, Young People and Education Committee is holding an inquiry into the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people.

These are some of the issues the Committee will be looking at:

  • Specialist CAMHS
  • Funding
  • Transition to Adult Services
  • Links with Education (emotional intelligence and healthy coping mechanisms)

As part of this inquiry, the Committee want to hear from young people about the support available to them, and also the views of education professionals working in schools about the training and resources that are available to them.

Have your say in the survey by clicking on the link below:

Children and young people: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YPCAMHS

Education professional: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/EPCAMHS

Survey responses will be entirely confidential and those contributing will be anonymised.

The survey closes on 15th October.

The committee will use your contributions to feed into the inquiry and final recommendations. The Committee depend on input from both young people and teachers and your views and experiences will contribute towards the Committee’s understanding of the support available for the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

You can find out more about the inquiry here and you can keep up to date with their work by visiting assembly.wales/seneddcype or by following them on Twitter – @SeneddCYPE.