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Mental health and wellbeing in schools

Published Monday, December 3, 2018

On 4 December 2018, there will be a Westminster Hall debate on Mental health and wellbeing in schools, sponsored by Layla Moran MP. It is scheduled to begin at 2:30pm.

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This debate pack explains recent Government policy announcements, including the 2017 consultation on Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision. The pack also outlines progress in introducing mental health into the school curriculum by 2020, as well as recent Government efforts to recruit mental health support teams which will work alongside schools as part of the Government's Suicide prevention strategy. Finally the pack provides a brief explanation about policies in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Related parliamentary material, news articles and further reading are also included in the pack.

Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0265

Authors: Robert Long; Alexander Bellis; Selena Steele

Topics: Mental health, Schools

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