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  1. Young People Are Disproportionately Affected By Mental Health Issues - We Must Give Them The Help They Need
    Considering one in four people in the UK is living with a mental health condition, this needs to change. There are nearly 15million people living with an illness that affects their wellbeing, their relationships with family and friends, and their ability ...
  2. Daily devotes special edition to mental health as guest editor takes over
    A regional daily devoted yesterday’s edition to the subject of mental health as part of an ongoing campaign. The Eastern Daily Press ran the special with guest editor Natasha Devon MBE, who served as the Department for Education as a mental health ...
  3. Government criticised for 'excluding' social workers from mental health plans
    The government's mental health workforce plan for England, published last month, includes a pledge to recruit an additional 2,000 staff for child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to ensure 70,000 more children and young can access support by ...
  4. Call for mental health 'champions' to help 999 workers
    Calls have been made for more emergency service workers to take on a role offering mental health support to colleagues. Mental health charity Mind Cymru is reaching out to staff to become "Blue Light champions". More than 50 people have signed up to the ...
  5. Man 'stuck in Plymouth' with mental health issues finds solace in social media
    A young man who is 'stuck in Plymouth', separated from him his family and struggling with mental health issues turned to a Facebook selling group when he was feeling lonely - and said doing so has helped to "restore faith in humanity". Brave 21-year-old ...
  6. Prime Minister meets Ilford teenager on mental health crusade
    At a National Citizen Service (NCS) centre in Powys, South Wales, Theresa May announced that more than 100,000 teenagers a year will be given mental health training in order to help them cope with exam pressure and build up their self-esteem. The course ...
  7. Mental health services need attention, says Theresa May
    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged that ’10,000 members of staff will be trained spotting issues around mental health’ adding that the National Citizens Service ‘will build in mental health awareness’ after admitting to the BBC that the UK ...
  8. Theresa May admits UK mental health services are 'patchy'
    Theresa May says the UK's mental health services are "patchy" and has told Newsbeat she's going to review them. She's pledged to support teenagers through a new strategy and better access to help. "The National Citizens Service will build in mental health ...
  9. Mental health support to be offered as part of National Citizen Service
    May said training will be provided for young people taking part in NCS programmes to help them cope with exam stress, struggles at home and other challenges by raising their awareness of mental health and improving their knowledge of where to get help.
  10. “Blood on our hands” - the sorry state of UK mental health services
    Nobody doubts there is a problem – so why isn’t more being done to protect survivors of abuse? It took Sir James Munby, President of the High Court’s Family Division, to issue a damning warning before an NHS bed was recently found for a suicidal ...