Health Committee

Children and young people's mental health - role of education inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Oral evidence concluded; report in preparation.

Al Select Committees cease to exist until after the general election on 8 June 2017.

Scope of the inquiry

We are 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


Terms of reference: Children and young people's mental health - the role of education

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