Monday 13th May 2024

(2 months, 1 week ago)

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The following extract is from the statement on the Cass Review on 15 April 2024.
Jason McCartney Portrait Jason McCartney (Colne Valley) (Con)
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The Cass review highlights the deterioration of mental health in young people. It particularly highlights the impact of social media, which puts awful pressures on young people. The mental health crisis obviously affects both boys and girls, but as the Secretary of State highlighted earlier, it particularly affects girls and young women. Will she continue to turbocharge child and adolescent mental health services’ crisis teams, and give them the resources that they desperately need to support our young people?