Agenda item

Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Task and Finish Group - Adult Mental Health (Early Intervention and Prevention) (Cab.18.3.2020/9)


Councillor Carr presented the Task and Finish Group report regarding Adult Mental Health (Early Intervention and Prevention).


Members requested their thanks to the Scrutiny Officer for the work undertaken in co-ordinating the work of the Committees and support for Chairs and Committee Members be recorded.


Members commented on the importance of the Council recognising the mental health needs of staff also, as a basis on which to build Council services and noted the support initiatives in place.


The Scrutiny Chair commented on the importance of Task and Finish Group sites visits and noted what can be learnt from these to ensure all interventions are effective and meaningful for service recipients.


Members noted the importance of co-ordinating complementary Council services.


RESOLVED that the report be received and the Director of Public Health be requested to co-ordinate a response to the recommendations in the report within 3 months


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