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    Officials have warned of “serious and deeply ingrained problems” with mental health services for young people.

    The Health Select Committee has said the whole system has issues, from prevention through to inpatient services, reports the BBC. 

    The government has said it’s launched a taskforce to drive up standards and is investing money into mental health services.

    Sarah Brennan, chief executive of Young Minds, said: “We have been told countless times of the intense frustration of mental health professionals as they attempt to do their best for children, young people and their families who are suffering on a daily basis.”

    Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb said: “I am determined to make sure young people get the mental health care they need. We’ve invested £7m in new beds, I’ve launched a taskforce to improve services, and we are introducing a new waiting time standard to make sure young people with psychosis get prompt treatment.”

    Estimates suggest one in 10 children aged between five and 16 has a mental disorder, such as anxiety, depression or a conduct/behavioural disorder.

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    November 05, 2014 by Laura Matthews Categories: Mental Health

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