Time to complete this course:
30 minutes
Date of publication:
April 2017
Reviewed and updated:
February 2021

This course considers consultations in primary care with young people with mental health problems. Common presentations are considered, including physical symptoms, and the recognition of the existence of a mental health problems is discussed. Strategies are provided which can help consult effectively with a young person and engage them in taking control of their own wellbeing.

This course was developed in partnership with the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and has been based on The Mental Health Consultation (With a Young Person) Toolkit for GPs, written by Dr Maryanne Freer

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