Young Insights

Young people and parents explain their experiences and views about aspects of child and adolescent mental health. These articles are organised in collaboration with the McPin Foundation Young People’s Network, who specialise in involving young people in research.

  • What CAMH Professionals Need to Know About Student Mental Health

    On University Mental Health Day, Rhiannon Hawkins discusses several factors that impact on university students’ mental health, and she explains her top tips for clinician actions to address these factors and improve mental healthcare for university students.

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  • Conflating risk and mental illness

    In this thoughtful article, a young person, Anna, reflects on her experience of risk being conflated with mental illness in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), highlighting crucial lessons for clinicians, commissioners, and policy makers.

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