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Written Question
Mental Health Services: Children and Young People
Tuesday 24th October 2023

Asked by: Lord Bishop of Derby (Bishops - Bishops)

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask His Majesty's Government, following the Children's Society's The Good Childhood Report 2023, published on 20 September, what steps the Department of Health and Social Care's Major Conditions Strategy will take to prevent poor mental health and promote wellbeing in children and young people.

Answered by Lord Markham - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)

As part of the development of the Major Conditions Strategy, we are considering the most effective ways to prevent and treat poor mental health and promote wellbeing for people of all ages. We will continue to work closely with stakeholders, the public and the National Health Service to identify actions that will have the most impact.