New mental health pilot to launch in Rutland

  • A new mental health pilot is being launched in a school in Rutland to help with youth mental health. mentalhealth.jpg

    A pilot is set to launch at Rutland County College in October after a survey found that young people are struggling to cope with academic pressure and bullying, reports the Rutland Times.

    The pilot will see a range of support for young people which will include in-school advice and a Rutland Students Mental Health Forum.

    Dr Ann Williams, who led the survey for Healthwatch Rutland, said: “This is about listening to pupils and finding out what they want us to do.”

    The project will be jointly run by Healthwatch Rutland and Rutland County Council.

    Key aims include simplifying the mental health structure, improving access, and making the right investments in the county

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