– They need to get help before the problems grow big. If we are able to help children and young people early, it will have great importance for them the rest of their lives, " says High VG.
He will put forth their new requirements during its annual sykehustale in the day.
This is the expectations of the average waiting time in years:In 2019 should the waiting time be less than 40 days for mental health care for children and young people. In 2021, it shall be reduced to 35 days.For mental health care for adults should the waiting time be less than 45 days, and adjusted to 40 in 2021.For interdisciplinary rusbehandling to the average waiting time be less than 35 days, and cut down to 30 days in 2021.
today is the waiting period in mental health care and 47 days for adults, and 50 days for the children.
– For children and young people who have as serious mental health challenges that they need to get the help of spesialhelsetjenesten, we know that the waiting period goes beyond the opportunity to participate in school and be with friends. Time goes faster when one is young, and a few months away from school can be difficult to take again, say High to the newspaper.