Children's mental health, this session will explore What is children's mental health and why does it matter?Specific issues eg. Self-harm, eating disorders, trauma, impact of Covid. What can churches do to promote positive mental health? What support is available? Where does safeguarding fit? Dealing with a crisis.
This will be an interactive session with participants encouraged to bring their questions to aid and inform the discussion.
Speaker Mel Meesam is is the SSM curate at St Cuthbert's Church in Hull. Mel has 20 years of experience as a mental health social worker currently combining curacy with working full-time in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)