Education Committee : Call for Submissions Mental health problems among young people

The Education Committee joins forces with the Health Committee for a new inquiry into the role of education in promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people and preventing the development of mental health problems.

Call for written submissions

Scope of the inquiry: The Committee is seeking evidence for a short inquiry specifically examining the role of education in promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people and preventing the development of mental health problems. With a specific focus on the role of educational settings in prevention and early intervention, the Committee will be examining:

  • Promoting emotional wellbeing, building resilience, and establishing and protecting good mental health
  • Support for young people with mental health problems
  • Building skills for professionals
  • Social media and the internet

Submit your views through the Health Committee's inquiry page.

Deadline for written submissions is Friday 20 January 2017.

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