List of news
Lancashire Emotional Health Support in Schools
This service is a joint initiative between Lancashire County Council and Lancaster University, funded by LCC Public Health to provide training and support to Lancashire schools around children’s mental health issues. Bookings and delivery co-ordination of this training is being managed by PAC, and our schools champion partner is Thomas Whitham Sixth Form, Burnley. For more, please visit https://www.p-a-c.org.uk/training/lancashire-emotional-health-support-in-schools/
Get involved in our design sessions for NHS funded emotional health and wellbeing services for children and young people
Join us and be part of redesigning our NHS funded emotional health and wellbeing services for children and young people in Lancashire and South Cumbria. The Care Partnership of Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, voluntary and community organisations and commissioners are working collaboratively to implement THRIVE for children and adolescents age 0 to 19 years. We are actively seeking the participation and views of representatives of our partners, non-NHS providers and stakeholders in the following full week modelling sessions and for further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit healthyyoungmindslsc.co.uk/camhs-redesign.
Suicide Prevention - Community Feedback Sessions
They are open to anybody within the community who wants to know what is happening around suicide prevention in their area, and/or how they can be involved in suicide prevention throughout their community.
Lancashire & South Cumbria Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Transformation Plan Refresh 2018-2019
We have been working hard on this year's refresh of our plan and would really like your thoughts on it.
ELHT rated Outstanding for Mental Health service
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has been rated ‘Outstanding’ in specialist mental health for children and young people. This good news come after a CQC inspection across the sites in the Trust, with the mental health services based at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.
Maternity mental health expands
A team behind a unit for new and expecting mothers is expanding the service into the community. The Ribblemere centre opened at Chorley Hospital in November with eight in-patient beds to support those suffering from the most severe perinatal mental health problems
Something to read
One of our local children and young people has composed some poetry that we want to share. Megan, who is 14, is currently using the services at Galaxy House and wrote these poems during her stay there.
Together Workshops and the Admissions Project
As part of the Avoiding Admissions project, Lancashire Mind has been working closely with local families to develop a new support package. The families involved have supported their child through mental health crisis and wanted to help other families by sharing their experience.
New funding for community groups aims to help prevent suicides across Lancashire and South Cumbria
A new initiative led by Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria is giving community groups the opportunity to apply for funding between £500 and £5000 to support projects designed to prevent suicide and reduce self-harm, which are key priorities of the NHS Long Term Plan, which was published earlier this month.