This series of reports summarises the evidence for the effectiveness of universal approaches to improving children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. The reports use a mixed methods approach.
The documents are intended for strategic and operational leads, working on children and young people’s mental health. This includes:
- local commissioners
- public health teams
- child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) providers
- leads in educational settings
- those leading children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing Local
Transformation Plans (LTPs)
- voluntary, community and social enterprise sector leads and researchers
The report of the findings of a Special Interest Group summarises the approach,
findings and recommendations.
Useful tools include descriptions of promising interventions (Appendix 5) and cross reference to interventions also identified in the Early Intervention Foundation Guidebook (Appendix 7).