Circle of support: supporting families and their involvement in youth mental health

Circle of support: supporting families and their involvement in youth mental health

The experience of mental ill-health impacts young people and their family. Many family members experience increased levels of stress and strain.

Family inclusive practice has been developed to facilitate family engagement in their young people’s access to care and treatment.

Expanded implementation of this approach to inclusive service is needed in youth mental health services. Opportunities also exist to increase support for family members too, especially siblings.

Download Summary