Mental Health Today: One in 10 Children Receive Mental Health Treatment

From Mental Health Today

New government estimates show the number of children receiving treatment for mental health issues is at an all-time high with more than 120,000 5 to 16-year-olds diagnosed with a clinical mental health problem in the UK.

NHS statistics also showed that half of adults with long-term problems such as depression and anxiety will have experienced their first symptoms before the age of 14.

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