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A woman assisting a young boy with his drawing

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trailblazer Programme was launched in 2018 and is led by the Department of Health and Social Care, Department for Education and NHS England and Improvement. It is funding the creation of mental health support teams (MHSTs) and training education mental health practitioners (EMHPs) to work directly in educational settings. The BRACE early evaluation of the Trailblazer programme examines the development, implementation and early progress of MHSTs in the first 25 areas participating in the programme (called Trailblazer sites).