NCS to include mental health awareness course

Theresa May has announced that a mental health awareness course will be developed with mental health experts and NCS graduates and be delivered as part of the organisation’s programme to prepare young people for the challenges of adult life and work. Set to benefit ‘thousands of teenagers’, measures will include:

  • a dedicated mental health awareness course for teenagers talking part in NCS
  • new mental health training for more than 10,000 frontline NCS staff to improve support to young people
  • a new network of young NCS graduates to champion mental health awareness