Compass Phoenix Service for children and young people launches in North Yorkshire

A new integrated mental health and wellbeing service for children and young people – jointly commissioned by North Yorkshire County Council and NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (also on behalf of Bradford and Craven CCG and Vale of York CCG) has launched across North Yorkshire. Compass Phoenix – named after extensive consultations with young clients –…

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Wellbeing support available in Scarborough and Ryedale schools

NHS staff are working in local schools and colleges to provide mental health and emotional wellbeing advice and support to staff and students. Wellbeing in mind teams from Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning disabilities services across North Yorkshire and York, are working with education establishments in…

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Go-To mental health support website for children and young people returning to school and college

Clinical leaders in North Yorkshire are encouraging children and young people who are returning to the classroom this week “not to suffer in silence” if they feel anxious and overwhelmed. The The Go-To mental health support website (www.thegoto.org.uk) – developed by NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) – has a raft of useful information…

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Autism assessments for children and young people in Scarborough and Ryedale go online

A new online assessment model has been developed by autism experts at The Retreat York so they can continue to assess children and young people – without families being asked to attend face-to-face appointments during the Covid-19 pandemic. The autism assessment service for children in Scarborough and Ryedale (associated with GP practices in the former…

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The Go-To website proves a hit among children and young people seeking mental health support in North Yorkshire

A new website to help children and young people find help to overcome mental health challenges, is proving a hit in North Yorkshire. The Go-To (www.thegoto.org.uk) is a portal or ‘single point of information’ for the wide range of mental health support services offered by different agencies in the county. In the first month since…

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