Scroll down to find out more about the Still Waiting launch event.
Principal Peter Finn welcomed everyone to St Mary’s University College Belfast. NICCY’s Chief Executive Mairead McCafferty then opened the event and provided an overview and introduction to the report. This was followed by a welcome from Mairéad Loughran-Ryan (NICCY Youth Panel Mental Health Advisory Group).
The Commissioner then made the opening address.
This was followed by responses from the Department of Health (DoH), Health and Social Care Board (HSCB), Education Authority (EA), Royal College of GPs (RCGPNI) and the Community Sector.
The NICCY Youth Panel then provided some very insightful reflections, and their hopes for the future.
NICCY in partnership with Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) have produced an animation on mental health. This was formally launched on the day:
There was a Panel Question and Answer, with a range of questions from the auidence.
The Commissioner closed with a reflection of the event, and highlighting again on the importance of Review’s recommendations.
If you have any questions you can contact the Lead Researcher- Christine Irvine at Christine@niccy.org or on 028 9031 6384.