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US NewsMore than 100,000 children in England unable to access mental health treatment

05:41  17 june  2019
05:41  17 june  2019 Source:   inews.co.uk

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110, 000 children are missing out on mental health treatment because their problems aren’t deemed 'serious' enough. The report, which was based on Freedom of Information responses from 26 mental health trusts across England , estimates that up to 110, 000 10-17 year olds seeking help for mental

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More than 100,000 children in England are missing out on mental health treatment every year because their problems aren’t deemed “serious” enough, according to new figures released by The Children’s Society.

The report, which was based on Freedom of Information responses from 26 mental health trusts across England, estimates that up to 110,000 10-17 year olds seeking help for mental health issues are being turned away as they are not considered unwell enough to get treatment.

Crisis point

High treatment thresholds mean young people with untreated mental health conditions are more likely to reach crisis point, according to the charity.

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Read More . Mental health patients ‘warehoused’ in private units hundreds of miles from home. A further 2,101 children and young people in England were treated within 100 miles of their homes in the first six More than 100 , 000 children in England unable to access mental health treatment .

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Another finding was that of an estimated 185,000 young people aged between 10-17 who were referred to specialist mental health units in 2017, only 79,000 received treatment that year. This means around 60 per cent of those referred did not receiving the care they needed.

Children with the most series needs are waiting on average 12 weeks - the equivalent of a school term - before receiving treatment, while children experiencing issues such as anxiety, depression and self-harm are having to wait much longer - 364 days from referral to first treatment.

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Sam Royston, Director of Policy and Research at The Children’s Society, said: “It’s a scandal that so many children and young people are suffering with their mental health are not getting the support they need, either by being deemed too well for treatment, having to wait many months, or having no early intervention alternatives available, meaning they are likely to become more unwell and hit crisis point.”

More than 100,000 children in England unable to access mental health treatment © 2019 Getty Images LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 3: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex observes children taking part in ballet class for 4 to 6 year olds, during a visit to YMCA South Ealing, to learn more about their work on mental health and see how they are providing support to young people in the area, on April 3, 2019 in London, England. YMCA South Ealing is part of YMCA St Paul's Group, which provides services across South West, South and East London, and is one of the largest YMCAs in Europe. The South Ealing association primarily provides supported housing, providing somewhere to live for 150 young people who are having to deal with issues such as homelessness, mental illness, are recovering from substance misuse, or are fleeing domestic violence. (Photo by Adrian Dennis-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

No support

The report also found that a third of parents of children between the ages of 4 and 17 said their children had been affected by a mental health issue in the last year. Two in five of those parents sought help but did not receive any support.

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The NHS in England today (Monday) commits to the biggest transformation of mental health care across the By 2020, at least 280, 000 more people living with severe mental health problems should have This service would offer diagnoses, treatment and access to mental health services – and

They may cry more than usual or want to be held and cuddled more . If you have urgent mental health needs and need to access support now, visit the NHS.UK urgent Young Minds provides advice about mental health and behaviour problems in children and young people up to the age of 25.

Just under a third of parents were unaware if counselling was available in their child’s school.

More than 100,000 children in England unable to access mental health treatment © 2018 Getty Images LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge meets children, teachers and other stakeholders as she launches a mental health programme for schools, the latest initiative from the Heads Together campaign, during her visit to Roe Green Junior School on January 23, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jonathan Brady - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

““The NHS estimates that one in eight children are experiencing mental ill health, but we see that as many as one in three parents have been worried about their child’s mental health over the last year,” said Mr Royston.

“Families are reliant on their GP and schools for help but a third of parents don’t even know if their school can offer any mental health support so are often going to the wrong places, getting rejected because they aren’t meeting treatment thresholds and are receiving no further advice or guidance.”

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