Cygnet reports explosion in demand for CAMHS services in wake of pandemic

Dr Triveni Joshi

Mental health provider Cygnet Health Care has released figures showing a sharp increase in demand for its Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) facilities in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Referrals to psychiatric intensive care units (PICU) in its CAMHS hospitals more than doubled between 2019 and 2022.  In 2019, there were 255 such…

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