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An evaluation of an innovative project designed to enhance child and adolescent mental health provision
journal contributionposted on 2023-07-26, 12:34 authored by Steven Walker
This paper describes and discusses the evaluation of an innovative child and adolescent mental health project located in a large county in eastern England. The project was one of eight located in the voluntary sector and supported by the Mental Health Foundation as part of a national initiative aimed at responding in new, accessible ways to young people requiring help for emotional and mental health problems. Traditional specialist CAMH services are overwhelmed by demand while also failing to engage many young people. This study provides evidence of how new services can develop to meet the needs of troubled young people in appropriate and acceptable ways.
Publication titleJournal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice