What we feel the barriers are to accessing mental health services.

As CAMHS Youth Advisors and ATLAS members, we share what we feel are the barriers to accessing mental health services in Surrey: Stigma “Stigma against different backgrounds or ethnic backgrounds and cultures.” “Maybe self-stigma – I don’t really wanna go and talk about it like being scared to reach out.” “Being scared to open-up emotionsContinue reading “What we feel the barriers are to accessing mental health services.”

New Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service in Surrey

Children’s and young peoples mental health services are transforming in Surrey! A new alliance of organisations (NHS, National and Voluntary) will provide new and broader range of services for children, young people and their families. Surrey has received a significant increase in funding which will improve and increase services. For example, more than 100 newContinue reading “New Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service in Surrey”

What participation means to young people in Surrey

In October to December 2020, the UVP team asked all participation groups what participation means, what the benefits are and why they think participation is important. Check out a few quotes from young people here! Meaning: “You can learn new things from participating, by joining in and having fun!” “It means to be part ofContinue reading “What participation means to young people in Surrey”