Barry Wright is the Clinical Lead of the National Deaf Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. It has 10 centres across England one of which is in York. The service supports deaf children facing psychological or emotional challenges.
Barry is also Professor of Child Mental Health at the Hull York Medical School (University of York) and Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
He runs a research centre developing and testing child-friendly supportive interventions for children (COMIC – child-oriented mental health intervention centre)
Barry is committed to improving outcomes for deaf children and their families.