Alternatively, they may be referred, but the adult services are ill equipped to meet their needs Best Pract Ment Health. The disruption of care to young people at the CAMHS-AMHS interface, and the long-term adverse effects on their health, wellbeing and potential is of concern worldwide [ 1 , 8 , 30 — 32 ]. Lost in transition: challenges and opportunities for improving the quality of transition of care. Response Response received 1 October and updated 12 March NHSE gathered views on identifying and meeting the needs of young adults through the stakeholder engagement which informed the development of the Long Term Plan LTP ; stakeholder engagement will continue throughout the process of implementing the LTP.
Who is in the transition gap? Overall rates of mental health problems in young people increase with age, problems become more complex, and emerging disorders, such as psychosis and personality disorders, develop [ 6 ]. Through the establishment and delivery of the Transitions Collaborative, NHS England will work jointly with NHS Improvement to consider how to drive forward improvements in transition processes nationally. BMC Psychiatry 18