We must deliver faster help for children 
with mental health issues



Increasing numbers of children and young people are being prescribed anti-depressants and earlier this month Childline reported that more than 900 children with suicidal thoughts contacted them last year – twice as many as five years ago. If your child breaks an arm you will be worried but at least you would have the comfort of knowing that a visit to A & E will result in prompt treatment and all things being well the fracture should heal within two to three months.
Imagine, however, that your child begins to suffer from anxiety, depression or they start to self harm or exhibit other... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 42
Source: Scotsman
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