Sharp rise in A&E attendances by young people with psychiatric conditions

Neil Puffett
Thursday, October 25, 2018

There has been a steep rise in the number of young people aged 18 or under arriving at accident and emergency (A&E) departments in England with psychiatric conditions, it has emerged.

Nearly three quarters of colleges said they have sent young people to accident and emergency departments due to mental health problems. Picture: Morguefile
Nearly three quarters of colleges said they have sent young people to accident and emergency departments due to mental health problems. Picture: Morguefile

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