On 21 November 2017, GAMIAN-Europe and the European Brain Council launched an Expert Policy Paper entitled ‘Bridging the Gap: Optimising transition from child to adult mental healthcare’ at a meeting in the European Parliament.

The Expert Policy Paper suggests simple measures that aim to ensure young adults, who may require continued care, receive the support they need. Such measures include: ensuring awareness amongst healthcare professionals, improving education of healthcare professionals, improving the management and planning of the transition process, and promoting long-term continuity of care after the transition has been made to adult services.

The full report can be read here.