Youthinc is a social enterprise providing a range of mental health services for children, young people and families.
Through our unique team and collaborative approaches, we offer multi-disciplinary assessments and on going individualised support for young people, organisations and carers. Youthinc has specialist experience in supporting young people and families who experience difficulties in accessing mental health services. We offer specialist support for young people with multiple difficulties and complex mental health needs such as problems with substance misuse, children looked after, young people involved in the youth justice system, homeless young people and care leavers.
Youthinc’s focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, enables us to establish alternative and innovative provisions to increase access to mental health support for Children Looked After and young care-leavers. One of our aims is to improve outcomes for Children Looked After.
Youthinc is a multi-disciplinary team of professionals including a Consultant Child and Adolescent psychiatrist, clinical psychologists, equine therapists, associate psychologists, family therapist and social worker. Together we offer a range of services:
- Young people’s mental health – 13-25 years
- Substance misuse – treatment co-ordination and support
- Services to support Children Looked After
- Specialist mental health training and support for Children’s Residential Care Providers and other professionals
- As a social enterprise our profit is re-invested to support disadvantaged young people and their communities.
Our Vision is to help create a better society where young people are recognised, heard and enabled to achieve their full potential.
To form new collaborations, create new ways of working and enable better access to mental health support for young people.
Deborah and Lisa travel to Dunkeld tomorrow to talk at the College of Psychiatrists Addiction Faculty (Scotland) meeting about drugs, alcohol and young people. Presenting on our favourite subjects - current trends for young people and developing new services for young...
We are very pleased that Deborah has been invited to comment on the new Medicinal Cannabis Guidance. She is keen to include a view about how this new area of Medicine will affect children and young people.
' It was relaxing and insightful - Nice to have some quiet time" 'It's the first time in 2 years Ive done anything for me' We are so happy to be able to support parents and carers in this way Community Investment working!