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Hundreds of children and young people are to take part in trials testing a range of ‘innovative techniques’ designed to support good mental health in schools, the education secretary has announced.
Every local authority is required to put an effective suicide prevention plan in place under a new Government drive to tackle suicide.
Local authority leaders have called on carers and families to be aware of fraud targeting older and more vulnerable people.
Over a quarter of ‘sandwich carers’ report symptoms of mental ill-health and are struggling financially, according to the latest statistics.
Young people with a mental health condition are being failed by the NHS as they are not receiving the treatment they need, MPs have warned.
The Government has announced it is consulting on proposals that would mean members of the Armed Forces and veterans suffering from mental health issues will be prioritised for social housing.
Half a million children and young people are set to benefit from new mental health support teams, secretary of state for health and social care has announced.
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.