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Gareth D Morewood

An integrated approach to working with health services

With a positive disposition, a little creativity and the support of key stakeholders, nothing is impossible. Gareth D Morewood outlines his alternative approach to organising CAMHS consultations. Earlier this week posted a tweet about something I thought reasonably unremarkable. Tomorrow we host...
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Evie Prysor-Jones

Children's mental health: an exciting challenge for schools

Last Wednesday (12th November) we had the pleasure of hosting the Promoting Positive Mental Health in Schools conference in partnership with Place2Be , and what a day it was! Taking place at the Ibis Hotel in West Brompton, it was a relentlessly busy day, packed full of information and professional...
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Gareth D Morewood

An increased focus on mental health…

One of the positive changes to the new Code of Practice from 1st September was the increased focus on mental health. I think few could disagree with the importance of mental health support for children and young people in our schools and colleges. Indeed, this is an area that I and many other...
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