The new resource talks about NHS research and how children and young people can get involved; it is through their personal experience we can make a difference.
The PRODIGY study Joint Chief Investigator, Professor Paul French, tells us about a research study currently looking at the prevention of long term social disability in young people with emerging psychological difficulties. Rory Byrne shares his personal research journey. Once a research participant in a mental health study, Rory now leads the PRODIGY Advisory Team, a group of young people who have helped to shape the PRODIGY study.
Youth Speak A group of young people aged between 14 – 24 years who use their personal experience to help researchers shape mental health research.
National Young Person’s Mental Health Advisory Group established in January 2014 by the Clinical Research Network: Mental Health. The Group is made up of fourteen 16-24 year olds, all with experience of mental health issues or having supported someone who has. Members come from across England and have a wide range of experiences and interests. Meetings are held once every six weeks in London.
For more information and resources for parents, schools, youth clubs and teachers visit: www.ChildrensMentalHealthWeek.org.uk
For our last meeting in February, Martin Lodemore came to the group from INVOLVE, seeking input on their payment and remuneration policy for involving children and young people in research. One thing the group stressed was the importance of having travel provided up-front for any meetings or involvement activities they take part in. Cost for […]