UK child mental health services are deemed ‘inadequate’

UK child mental health services are deemed ‘inadequate’

A recent survey from The Guardian has found that seven out of every 10 psychiatrists who specialise in treating children and adolescents say that NHS care for under-18s experiencing a crisis in their mental health is either inadequate (58%) or very inadequate (14%)....
NSPCC warns of rising online abuse and grooming figures

NSPCC warns of rising online abuse and grooming figures

More children aged between 12 and 15 are contacting the charity’s Childline service worried about online abuse and grooming, reports the BBC. Of these, more than half were girls and counselling sessions rose by 24% to 3,716 from 2015-16. Described as “a...
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