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Access to child and adolescent mental health services in 2019

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Access to child and adolescent mental health services in 2019

A report from education think tank examines access to specialist services, waiting times for treatment, and provision for the most vulnerable children in England.

It looks at the proportion of referrals to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) that are rejected, and waiting times to assessment and treatment for accepted referrals. It also describes mental health provision for certain groups of vulnerable young people: those with conduct disorder or difficulties, in contact with the social care system, and those transitioning from CAMHS to adult mental health services. More....