Children to get support for mental health concerns in schools as part of NHS Trailblazer programme
Two health bodies in Lancashire and South Cumbria will be implementing NHS England’s new Trailblazer programme in the region, which will roll out mental health support in schools to help both pupils and staff create an environment of mental wellbeing.
Work with young people with mental health issues is praised
A member of staff in Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) recently came second in a prestigious national award ceremony for her work on helping young people with mental health issues
Care partnership aims to improve CAMHS services in Lancashire and South Cumbria
More than 70 individuals from 27 NHS, local authorities, education, police, voluntary and community organisations across Lancashire and South Cumbria have been working together with parents, carers and young people, to redesign and improve emotional health and wellbeing services for children and adolescents aged 0-19, in a programme known as THRIVE.
CancerCare wins award for acting on views of young people
Listening to young people and acting on their ideas has earned CancerCare North Lancashire and South Cumbria a special award. The charity has won an ‘Investing in Children’ award for its pioneering work with young people. Young people who are part of CancerCare’s ‘Refresh’ youth project met with Eleanor Seed from Investing in Children (IiC). Eleanor, a project manager with IiC, was so impressed with the work that the young people and CancerCare had done that she gave the charity the Investing in Children award that same day.
Digital Pioneers Scheme
The Digital Pioneers Scheme with Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Partnership has begun. This will involve a feasibility study into the development of a self-care app/digital platform for men aged 18-25 years.