The Needs Based Groupings

The THRIVE Framework for system change conceptualises the mental health and wellbeing needs of children, young people and families into five needs based groupings:


Find out more detail about each of the needs based groupings by exploring the different pages in the side bar.

The THRIVE Framework Animation

We invite you to watch the THRIVE Framework for system change animation that was co-produced with children, young people, parents and carers. It is a helpful starting point to understanding the different needs based groupings. Watch the animation by clicking on the image below:


7 Minute Briefings

Another helpful resource to support understanding about the needs based groupings are the 7 Minute Briefings:

To access direct support from the programme team to assist with the implementation of the THRIVE Framework locally, please contact the team at


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