Depression in children and young people: Identification and management in primary, community and secondary care

NICE guidelines [CG28] Published date:

Review decision date: October 2013

Review decision: 

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: June 2015

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

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