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Posted: 31st October 2018

Could our website be better?

The CYPEWMH Transformation Programme would like to hear from children, young people, their families and carers and professionals about what they would like to see on the website www.healthyyoungmindslsc.co.uk. By completing a short survey, you can help shape the future layout and content of the website. There will also be some workshops organised soon which will allow children, young people, carers and family members to share their ideas. The survey is located at https://www.elesurvey.co.uk/f/615158/1b61/

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Posted: 31st October 2018

Cumbria and Lancashire Mother and Baby Unit (Ribblemere) and Outreach Service

The new eight-bed mother and baby unit (Ribblemere) is set to open in October 2018 and will be an inpatient facility for mothers with serious mental health problems to access support and treatment whilst remaining alongside their babies.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

CYP ‘Healthy Young Minds LSC’ on social media

Last week we launched a Facebook page to engage with children and young people, their families/carers and professionals across Lancashire and South Cumbria. We’ve also changed our Twitter name from @CYPEWMH1 to @HealthyYM_LSC to better reflect what our page is about, and link in with our brand, our website and our new Facebook page name. Please share our social media details through any channels that you can. Please like us on Facebook: LSC-Healthy-Young-Minds.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Partnership

Commissioned by Lancashire County Council, the Emotional Health and Wellbeing Partnership supports children and young people with low to medium-intensity mental health difficulties. Eleven agencies work in partnership to deliver a wide range of therapeutic support across the 12 Lancashire County Council Districts.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

Mental Health and Wellbeing at The Rose School, Burnley

The Rose is a ‘special school’ for pupils aged 11-16 with significant social, emotional and mental health issues (SEMH). They provide permanent places for over 60 pupils, many of  whom have been diagnosed with autism and ADHD. The pupils suffer from higher than normal levels of stress, aggression, anxiety and depression and a small number are known to frequently abuse drugs and alcohol; several are ‘looked after’ children.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

NHS England funding

Funding has been approved from NHS England to implement specialist trauma informed clinical and safeguarding supervision in the Lancashire Youth Offending Teams (LYOT). This will benefit young people who are at most risk of receiving a custodial sentence.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

Redesign of CYP services for mental health and emotional wellbeing

Following on from the first phase of co-production around the redesign of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), an evaluation session was held on Thursday 6 September at Moor Lane Mills in Lancaster. A presentation was given from the Care Partnership team to members of the evaluation panels about the proposed new model of care.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

The Cove at Lancashire Care Trust

The Cove is an 18 bedded Tier 4 CAMHS unit operated by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. Situated in Heysham, The Cove covers clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in South Cumbria and Lancashire. Following a merger of two highly-accredited services (ages 13-16 and ages 16-18) in May 2017, the team have worked very hard to improve clinical care and the environment for all of the young people and their families who use the service.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

Training Gap Analysis

A training gap analysis was undertaken with staff from the main four CAMHS providers in Lancashire and South Cumbria to identify training needs. Evidence highlighted autism, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, learning disabilities, vulnerable children and sexual exploitation to be the main areas for learning. Staff were directed to the free MindEd resource to access learning courses to support their knowledge and understanding.

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Posted: 1st October 2018

Consultation on the Refresh of Cumbria’s CYP Resilience, Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Local Transformation Plan (1 – 22 October)

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Posted: 21st September 2018

​NHS collaborate with children and young people to improve their mental health services

A report entitled “Thrive: Healthy young minds” has been published, about the views of children and young people and their families/carers, concerning child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

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