Supporting Children with Mental Health Disorders | Schoolwell

A guest post by Alice Porter, an avid writer who is passionate about raising awareness for children’s mental health.

In the UK it is believed that 1 in 10 children and young people between the ages of 5 and 16 suffer from a mental health disorder. This means that there is a chance that 3 children in every class are sufferers. As someone who has children in your care, it’s important that you know what warning signs to look out for, and what to do next. We spoke to an industry specialist Lorraine* who gave us advice on her experience working with children who suffer from mental illnesses……

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