Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:59 pm on 30th October 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Jolly Baroness Jolly Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) 2:59 pm, 30th October 2017

According to a Guardian article last month, English CAMHS is struggling to satisfy the rapidly growing demand of referrals. We all know this. Within the past decade, 68% of admissions into hospital because of self-harm were girls under the age of 17. What are the Government doing to decrease the number of young girls inflicting self-harm?