Children in custody are facing a “significant shortfall” in mental health provision

Children in custody are facing a “significant shortfall” in mental health provision, with some given no access to psychology services and having to wait more than half a year for treatment.

Young offenders aged between 12 and 17, many of whom suffer with mental health problems, are being left with urgent needs unmet due to reduced services in secure training centres (STCs), according to recent Ofsted inspections.

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By |2017-12-10T11:59:32+00:00December 10th, 2017|Must Read|0 Comments

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