January 9, 2017

Child Mental Health Services – Can Theresa May walk the walk?

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:31 pm by Aleksan

http://news.sky.com/story/teachers-to-get-mental-health-first-aid-training-10723117

Of course I welcome this statement by the PM, and it is easy to talk the talk. But the truth is Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services have been massively underfunded for years under all governments. Now let us see if she has the commitment to really make changes in the interests of children, teenagers and families in this country. 75% of all mental illness in adults begin in childhood and the teens…..As a retired Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry now involved as a Trustee in a child health,education and social care Charity I will be keeping a watching brief.

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