One in ten girls aged 14 to 17 were referred to specialist mental health services last year



One in ten girls aged 14 to 17 were referred to specialist mental health services in England last year.
Figures show 127,425 girls in the age group sought help from the NHS-funded secondary mental health and learning disability services in 2016.
While 11.4 per cent of 16 and 17-year-old girls were referred, 10 per cent of 14 to 15-year-olds also used the services. The number was higher than for males – 100,389 boys aged 14 to 17 received help, eight per cent of the total age group.
Secondary mental health care is intended for patients with serious and complex psychiatric disorders and... read more

 
1 December 2017 in Health, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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