The Auditor General for Scotland, said: "The mental health system is complex and fragmented, making it difficult for children, young people and their families to get the support they need".
Children and young people's mental health
Oral evidence session 27 September 2018
The Committee took evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.
Please read the Official Report from the 27 September 2018
Papers for the meeting on 27 September 2018 (150KB pdf)
Minutes of the meeting on 27 September 2018 (48KB pdf)
Oral evidence session 22 November 2018
The Committee took evidence from NHS Grampian, Highland Council, North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership and Dame Denise Coia, followed by Paul Gray and Donna Bell from the Scottish Government, followed by the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.
The Committee agreed to provide a summary of the key themes arising from its scrutiny of the report to relevant subject committees and the Public Petitions Committee.
Papers for the meeting 22 November 2018
Minutes of meeting 22 November 2018
NHS Grampian - CAHMS Service (207KB pdf)
Follow-up and correspondence
Letter from Paul Gray, Scottish Government, 11 January 2019 (305KB pdf)
Letter from Donna Bell, Director of Mental Health, Scottish Government to Convener, 22 February 2019 (205KB pdf)
The Committee's report on Children and young people's mental health, 14 March 2019
Letter from Minister for Mental Health, 12 June 2019 (1793KB pdf)
The Committee agreed at its meeting on 18 March 2021 to close its scrutiny of the report.