Researching the emotional and psychological well-being of young people

Useful Links

York Science Park

Directions to the COMIC Offices at York Science Park


Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to people in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and Low Secure Forensic Service in York which serve the regional population.


National Deaf Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMH)

The NDCAMH Service works with children and young people aged 0 - 18 who have a severe to profound hearing loss, have deaf parents or have BSL (British Sign Language) as a first language and who also experience emotional and/or behavioural issues consistent with a Children's Global Assessment Scale [CGAS] rating of 50 or less. We work to improve the mental health of these children and young people through supporting them and their families.


Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber

The NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network provides the infrastructure that allows high-quality clinical research to take place in the NHS in our are. Patients can then benefit from new and better treatments. NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network also help to increase opportunities for patients to take part in clinical research and ensure that studies are carried out efficiently.


National Institute for Health Research

Provides funds for health and care research. The NIHR also helps to ensure the NHS is able to support the research of other funders which in turn encourages broader investment and economic growth from, health research. The NIHR also works with charities and the life sciences industry to help patients gain earlier access to breakthrough treatments. The NIHR also provides training to develop researchers to keep the nation at the forefront of international research.


University of York Health Sciences

The Department of Health Sciences is one of 30 academic departments and research centres at the University of York. It is a large multidisciplinary department offering a broad range of educational programmes in health and social care.