Campaigners criticise scale and pace of government's children's mental health plans

Joe Lepper
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Government plans to improve children's mental health have been criticised by campaigners after it was confirmed that efforts to boost support will not be introduced countrywide for at least four years.

Offering counselling to all secondary school pupils would cost in the region of £90m a year, the LGA has calculated. Picture: Newscast Online
Offering counselling to all secondary school pupils would cost in the region of £90m a year, the LGA has calculated. Picture: Newscast Online

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