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The Government today announced it will introduce a new Mental Health Bill in order to ‘transform’ mental health care.
Southwark Council has become the first local authority in the country to commit to a 100% treatment rate by 2020 for children with mental health conditions.
One in eight children and young people aged between five and 19 have a mental disorder, according to a survey.
Mental health services for children and young people are generally improving but progress is slow, according to the children's commissioner.
A third of 15 to 18-year-olds are suffering from mental health and emotional wellbeing issues, according to campaigners.
The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill should soften financial and operational pressure on local authorities, but it will still leave them open to legal exposure, argues Morris Hill.
Children from poorer families are at ‘significantly greater risk’ of being involved in violent crime and harming themselves later in life, new study shows.
Local government leaders have described how novel library services are helping people cope with a range of mental health problems.
There is still 'some way to go' before mental and physical health for young people are treated with the same importance, the official spending watchdog warns.
The number of referrals to specialist children’s mental health services has increased by 26% over the last five years, an education think tank has revealed.