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Ed Miliband pledges to improve youth mental health care in today's health speech

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Ed Miliband pledges to improve youth mental health care in today's health speech

"We will end the scandal of neglecting mental health by prioritising investment in young people and ensuring teachers are trained to spot problems early."

Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour party
 
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I do think it's important that services for young people are improved.
It's not uncommon for a young person, if they need to be treated as an inpatient, to be taken miles and miles away from home because of the lack of beds.
And yeah, it would be nice to think that teachers are trained to see signs of mental health problems.
I can remember a teacher saying to my psychiatrist in this big meeting we had when I was about 12 that the school "saw no signs of mental health struggles".
Well, that didn't mean they weren't there, just means nobody noticed them.:shrug:
 
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