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Child mental health: is it in crisis?
Child mental health: is it in crisis?

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Child mental health: is it in crisis?


Welcome to this free course, Child mental health: is it in crisis?. There is much discussion about the issue of children and young people’s mental health problems in the media in the United Kingdom, and we often hear this issue referred to as a ‘crisis’. But what does the evidence say? Are rates of mental health problems rising? In this course you will explore these important questions as well as delving into a case study of a young person with anxiety who is refusing to go to school, which is based on the real-life experiences of a service user of a child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS).

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course K119 Wellbeing across the lifecourse [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .