Children and Young People’s Mental Health: Promoting Integration and Early Intervention
- 08:30 - 16:30
- Manchester Conference Centre
Lily’s role within the Health and Wellbeing Directorate of PHE has particular responsibility for mental health promotion and the prevention of mental ill health. Work areas include, maternity, children and young people, mental health of specific groups (e.g. lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, refugees, people and disadvantaged individuals), mentally healthy settings and physical activity for mental health. The team also coordinates specific work to improve leadership to address inequalities and suicide prevention.
Lily has wide experience at public health policy planning, delivery and implementation gained over 20 years of working in local authorities, Department of Health, NHS and NGO’s. Lily’s achievements at national level and locally in the North West, North East, South of England and London has emphasised action to improve outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and communities.