Improving Mental Health Services for Young Adults: Supporting the Transition to Adulthood
Tuesday 21 June 2016
Hallam Conference Centre, London
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This conference will focus on improving mental health services for young adults, and supporting the transition from child and adolescent mental health services to adult services. Through national updates, practical case studies and new ways of working that move away from the tiered and stepped age based transition models, the conference will support you to improve mental health services for young adults in your practice.
The conference will open with an opening address of Young Adults Perspectives followed a national update session providing insight in to improving mental health services for young adults through ensuring timely preparation started within child and adolescent services, actively managing and co-ordinating transfers between child and adolescent and adult services, ensuring continuous developmentally appropriate support from adult services and commissioning tools, support and looking forward.
"Between 2013/14 and 2014/15 the number of referrals to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services increased five times faster than the growth of the workforce in these services." Mental Health Taskforce Report, 15 February 2016