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“We therefore need new national survey data that can provide updated estimates on the prevalence of mental health disorders in children and young people across England, particularly in this age of social media.”

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“So, as the economy has begun to improve, that now creates the opportunity for a better funded health service, which is something I am very supportive of. Therefore, it’s also very important that the Prime Minister is so clear in her support for the funding as well.”

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