This project aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people (aged 11-18) living with long term conditions in Edinburgh and the Lothians, through:
- Conducting primary research to explore the mental health issues experienced by young people living with long term conditions in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
- Mapping existing sources of emotional support for young people with long term conditions across Edinburgh and the Lothians.
- Supporting young people with long term conditions to come together with service providers to identify and implement innovative responses to addressing mental health needs.
- Share learning within Lothian and more widely across Scotland