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Children and Young People Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy 2021 to 2025

Redesigning services to support children and young people's emotional wellbeing and mental health is an immediate priority for the Government of Jersey.

Over recent years we have been working to improve services and support for Islanders emotional wellbeing and mental health through the:

The draft Children and Young People Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy 2021 to 2025 builds on all this previous work. It takes into account the COVID-19 pandemic and sets out a clear direction.

The draft strategy has been coproduced with children, young people, parents, carers and professionals. It sets out 16 actions to take forward change over the next 4 years. Actions will start at different stages across that period. This will help us make change and improve services in the best ways. There will be detailed plans developed as we move forward, so everyone understands what is happening, when and why.

Strategy consultation

The draft strategy is designed to improve mental health outcomes for children and young people in Jersey.

Following responses to our survey, we want to set up a new Strategic Advisory Panel (SAP) to help us check how the strategy is working and delivered. It will include young people (over 13 years old), professionals and people working in the community.

The draft strategy was consulted with between 10 May 2021 and 11 June 2021. The 3 main aims of the consultation were:

  1. get feedback that can help us produce the final strategy
  2. prioritise action points so we are clear which ones we should focus on first
  3. find out who is interested in becoming part of the SAP

Strategy documents

The draft strategy was produced in a number of languages and as a summary version (English only).

English

Summary Draft Children and Young People Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy 2021 to 2025 

Full Draft Children and Young People Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy 2021 to 2025

Português

Para ler a Estratégia resumida em português, carregue no PDF baxio.

Projeto da Estratégia de Bem-Estar e Saúde Mental das Crianças e Jovens

Para preencher o inquérito de comentários, carregue aqui.

Polski

Kliknij na załącznik PDF poniżej, aby przeczytać podsumowanie strategii w języku polskim.

Projekt strategii dotyczącej dobrostanu dzieci i młodzieży oraz zdrowia psychicznego na lata

Kliknij tutaj, aby wypełnić ankietę.

Română

Pentru a citi acest cuprins strategic în limba română, daţi click pe documentul PDF de mai jos.

Proiectul de strategie pentru starea de bine și sănătatea mintală a copiilor și tinerilor

Și pentru a răspunde la sondajul pentru feedback, daţi click aici.

 


Feedback on the draft strategy

There were 264 responses to the strategy, with 20 responses being on behalf of an organisation.

The survey was available online and promoted heavily in social media. It was translated into Polish, Portuguese and Romanian and shared with organisations that support islanders from ethnic minority groups. It was also shared with schools and Highlands college via the Headteachers Newsletter and subsequently shared directly with secondary school age pupils and parents/carers via Parent Mail.

Feedback on the Draft Children and Young People Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy 2021 to 2025

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