The Link Programme

In these unprecedented times, we recognise new challenges have emerged for education and mental health professionals. Joint working is more important than ever, to ensure that services work together to identify and meet the mental health needs of children, young people and their families. The Link Programme is a major national initiative which started in September 2019 and will continue for four years. It is led by the Anna Freud Centre , funded by the Department for Education and supported by NHS England. The programme has a simple aim: to bring together education and mental health professionals in the locality so that more children and young people get the help and support they need, when they need it.

  • The Link Programme is being delivered online in the autumn term 2020 - contact now
  • This week we're delivering in Thanet, Buckinghamshire, Harrow and Northamptonshire! Check out our map to see if we're recruiting in your area
  • Find out how Salford CCG successfully brought the Link Programme to their area -
If you are a school or college or mental health service and wish to take part, please use the map to contact your local CCG
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