⚠️ Content note: Discussion of ableism, bullying, discrimination, stigma, suicide and queerphobia
Children and young people have the right to say what they think should happen when adults are making decisions that involve them and to have their point of view considered. The development of all policy frameworks and support systems should be co-created with children and young people and tailored to their unique needs.
The Draft Strategy put forward by the National Mental Health Commission to reduce stigma and discrimination towards people who experience mental ill-health must prioritise the needs of children and young people by framing the content specific to the experiences of this cohort, who are significantly and uniquely impacted by stigma and discrimination.
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