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The Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People ("Mind over Matter")

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The Children, Young People and Education Committee considered whether the review of CAMHS – the ‘Together for Children and Young People Programme’ - was on track to deliver the ‘step-change’ in CAMHS services that is needed. The Committee’s Inquiry considered:

  • Specialist CAMHS
  • Funding
  • Transition to Adult Services
  • Links with Education (emotional intelligence and healthy coping mechanisms)


The Committee considered the evidence it receives as part of this inquiry in the context of the implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and the Rights of Children and Young Persons (Measure) Wales 2011.


The Committee involved children and young people in its work. This inquiry ensured the views and experiences of children and young people, their families and practitioners were captured in a useful, sensitive and constructive way.




Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Children, Young People and Education Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Telephone: 0300 200 6565