Recorded: EIP 2021 ● Language: English ● Duration: 119 minutes Topic: Adolescent Mental Health

Moderator: Jo Inchley

Presentation 1: Maintaining Young People’s Mental Health During the Pandemic and Beyond
Antony Morgan (UK)
Learning Objectives: (1) Understand what we know now about the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people (2) Learn about the work of the WHO Euro Technical Advisory Group and their recommendations to keep schools open during the pandemic (3)

Presentation 2: Reflect on the opportunity arising from COVID-19 to build resilience amongst people, places and systems in relation to young people’s mental health On My Mind: Promoting, Protecting and Caring for Adolescent’s Mental Health
Joanna Lai (UNICEF)
Learning Objectives: (1) Global burden of mental health disorders in adolescents (2) Protective and risk factors for mental health in children and adolescence (3) UNICEF’s Framework for Action

Presentation 3: COVID-19, self-harm and suicidal behaviours in children and young people
Ann John (UK)
Learning Objectives: (1) Understand past trends in SH and Suicidal Behaviours pre-pandemic in CYP (2) To understand any changes in CYP during the pandemic (3) To explore underlying reasons for any changes in SH and suicidal behaviours in CYP and their impact