Depression in children and young people (CG28)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'depression'
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Depression in children and young people: identification and management in primary, community and secondary care
The NICE clinical guideline on depression in children and young people covers:
- the care children and young people with depression can expect to get from their doctor, nurse or counsellor
- the information they can expect to be given
- what they can expect from treatment
- the kinds of services that can help young people and children with depression, including your family doctor (general practitioner or GP), health staff at your school, and specialists in clinics or hospitals
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: depression
This page was last updated: 07 November 2013
Information for the public
Review decision date: October 2013
Following the recent surveillance review decision, a rapid update of this guideline will be scheduled into the work programme. Details of the update will be available on the guidelines in development webpage.
Next review date: December 2015
Implementation tools and resources
- Costing report
- Costing template
- Slide set
- Depression in children and young people: implementation advice
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