The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) and Youth Access charities are working to help improve mental health services for children and young people in Northern Ireland.

They’re doing this because good mental services are an important part of children’s rights.  These rights include:

·       Available services: Having enough mental health services for the children and young people who need them

·       Accessible services: Making sure you can access a service no matter who you are, where you live, whether you have a disability or not and whether you’re rich or poor.

·       Acceptable services: Feeling like the service you receive respects you, your needs, views, culture and language and any information you share with them

·       Quality services: Knowing that you’ll get the best treatment from skilled workers who work with you in a way that’s appropriate for your age

·       Participative services: Being asked, listened to and involved in decisions about the service and the care you receive.

The information you share with them in this survey will be used to help them develop a Charter – or list of promises – for mental health services in Northern Ireland so they can work to fulfil your rights.

The survey should take no more than 10-15 minutes to complete.

You’ll see a link at the end of the survey where you can enter a prize draw to win one of two £50 shopping vouchers as a thank you!

Take the survey here