An overview of the Autism strategy and action plan; Bamford review of mental health and learning disability and mental health and learning disability statistics
Children should have access to a comprehensive array of services that address the child’s physical, emotional, social and educational needs in order to promote positive mental health.
This section provides relevant information relating to child and adolescent mental health services and policy.
The Mental Capacity Act (NI) 2016 is a ground-breaking piece of legislation that, when fully commenced, will fuse together mental capacity and mental health law for those aged 16 years old and over within a single piece of legislation, as recommended by the Bamford Review of Mental Health and Learning Disability.
The Mental Health Action Plan contains 38 actions, including a commitment to produce a Mental Health Strategy, which will include a comprehensive funding plan for mental health. There is also a plan on dealing with the response to the Covid-19 crisis.
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