The Scottish Children's Services Coalition responds to latest NHS waiting time figures for mental health treatment, calling for a greater focus prevention and early intervention.
Writing in The Scotsman, Niall Kelly from coalition member Young Foundations highlights the Justice for Children project and the ongoing work being done to ensure that no child should be left behind.
Writing in The Scotsman, Duncan Dunlop from coalition member, Who Cares? Scotland highlights the need for transformational change when it comes to reforming the care system.
Latest waiting time figures highlight need for radical transformation of child mental health services
The Scottish Children's Services Coalition calls for a renewed focus on prevention and early intervention as latest figures highlight the NHS in Scotland is failing to meet mental health treatment times.
The Scottish Children's Services Coalition welcomes the announcement of a Scottish Government review of legally binding co-ordinated support plans.
Letter to the media - the Scottish Children's Services marks Mental Health Awareness Week by calling for more care and support to be made available to those with dissatisfaction over their body image before this potentially escalates into more serious mental health disorders.
The number of pupils identified with autism, dyslexia and other conditions has increased dramatically, reinforcing calls for greater support
The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition calls for greater resourcing to support children and young people with additional support needs as new figures highlight dramatic increases in conditions.
Writing in The Herald, Lynn Bell from coalition member, LOVE learning, marks Autism Awareness Week by highlighting the challenges faced by those with autism and that while much has been achieved in raising awareness, there is still much more to be done.
Writing in The Scotsman, Yvonne Gaston from coalition member, Spark of Genius, highlights that alternative therapies can pay immense dividends when dealing with vulnerable children and young people, reducing pressure on mental health services.