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About The Go-To

The initial set-up of The Go-To website was funded through NHS England, via NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group. North Yorkshire County Council also contributed financially to the development of the website and the ongoing maintenance of the website will be funded jointly by NHS North Yorkshire CCG and North Yorkshire County Council.

Working with young people

Young people in North Yorkshire have helped create and develop The Go-To every step of the way. Young people from North Yorkshire Young Minds Combined (a group made up of representatives from the City of York Youth Council, The North Yorkshire Youth Commission, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust’s NHS Youth Forum, Tell Me That I Matter and The North Yorkshire Youth Voice Executive) have helped design the website. Young people have been involved in choosing the website name, design, images, reviewing content, reviewing layout and checking weblinks.

We are looking for more young people to be involved in the development of the website, including helping to create new content. If you are interested in getting involved, please visit The Go-To Champions page to learn more.



Working with parents and carers

Parents and carers in North Yorkshire have also helped review the website content. If you are a parent or carer and want to get more involved please get in touch by emailing us at [email protected]  we’d love to hear from you.

Working with professionals

The Go-To has been developed in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

We have also worked closely with a broad range of professionals and organisations across North Yorkshire to help develop the website, check content and ensure the information provided is up to date and accurate. With thanks to the following organisations:

  • NHS North Yorkshire CCG
  • NHS Vale of York CCG
  • NHS Airedale, Wharfdale and Craven CCG
  • Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV)
  • Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT)
  • Compass BUZZ
  • Compass REACH
  • GP leads
  • School leads
  • Kooth
  • 3rd Sector providers

We would like to say a particular thanks to NHS Leeds CCG, who supported the development of this website from their successful MindMate website.

The Go-To is part of the Future in Mind Local Transformation Plan for children and Young People’s Mental Health in North Yorkshire. This plan outlines how people will work together to improve children and young people’s emotional and mental health. Read more about the Future in Mind strategy.

Thank you and we hope The Go-To is helpful to you.


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