Free Your Mind Campaign Group Meet with Decision Makers

The Free Your Mind Group met with decision makers to feedback the outcomes from their recent FYM Mental Health Convention.  This was their opportunity to feedback what young people were saying at the Convention, and give their recommendation for improving Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services for young people in West Sussex.

The group meet with:

Stephen Hillier – Cabinet Member  For Children – Start of Life

Ruth Hillman – Service Director – Children & Young People’s Service, Sussex Partnership NHS

Mark Frankland – Principal Manager Family Support

Julie Tidbury – West Sussex Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Commissioning Manager

See the minutes for the outline of what was discussed at the meeting and the powerpoint presentation from the FYM group of the Convention outcomes and recommendations

Comments from the FYM group about the meeting:

  • Hannah- “Tonight was really good to enable to express our views on what we feel should be done and have professionals take what we had to say on board and make positive changes”
  • Abbie ‘Very productive with positive outcomes. Great meeting overall’
  • Stephen ‘great conversation and very positive meeting’
  • Lily “tonight has been very important for moving forward with our work for the next few months. I have learnt a lot more about the services and it has given me huge faith. I feel extremely proud to be proud to be part of this group.”

Download the presentation from the event here: FYM Pressentation convention outcomes decision makers jul 2016

Read more blogs from the Free Your Mind Campaign group.

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