Young people advised to go private as CAMHS eligibility tightens

What will the NHS Long Term Plan mean for mental health?

GPs are advising parents of young people with mental health problems to seek private treatment as increasing numbers of referrals are rejected by CAMHS. A survey of 994 GPs carried out by teenage mental health charity stem4, found that 43% had advised parents to pay for their child’s treatment. This was the second most recommended…

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