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Mental Health Treatment for Children and Young People (Waiting Times)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 18th December 2019.

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Photo of Mary Fee Mary Fee Labour

Looked-after children are a group for whom CAMHS support can be vital. When children move placements and into new areas, they can drop off already-long waiting lists and end up at the back of the queue. What assessment has the Government carried out of that situation, and what action is it taking to ensure that all looked-after children can access appropriate mental health support when they need it?