Young Minds

Improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people

LAST UPDATED AT 11:02 ON Fri 14 Sep 2012

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences, we campaign, research and influence policy and practice. Around 850,000 children have mental health problems in the UK. With good mental health, children and young people do better in every way. They are happier in their families, are able to learn better, do better at school, and enjoy friendships and new experiences. The YoungMinds Parents’ Helpline offers free confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25. Call us free on 0808-802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am-4pm), email parents@youngminds.org.uk, or visit youngminds.org.uk. · 

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