GRIT; goes to Downing Street
On 18th July 2018 Dr. Louise Chapman (Founder of GRIT;) and Dr. Claire Powell (Trustee) to attend a meeting at No 10 to discuss the Government Green paper "Transforming Children and Young People's Mental Health provision". They met with GRIT; Patron and Constituency MP Bim Afolami and two special advisers to the PM, Dr James Kent and Malcolm Reid. At the meeting they discussed the Green paper and the role of GRIT in Hitchin. The meeting was very positive, Louise and Claire were able to discuss the GRIT; programme and suggest ways in which schools and collages could support Mental Health in young people at all ages. They have been invited to attend a follow up meeting that is planned for the Autumn.