Sharp rise in the number of children under 11 being referred for mental health treatment by schools; wouldn’t prevention be better than cure?

Sharp rise in the number of children under 11 being referred for mental health treatment by schools; wouldn’t prevention be better than cure?

The government’s response to this worrying statistic is to pledge £1.7 billion to enable schools to meet the needs of the burgeoning number of children with mental health problems. But why are they not  questioning the causes of this huge increase in school children needing mental health treatment?. Is it because government is unaware of…