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(UK) Britain to spend over $400M U.S. on youth mental health

Dec 3, 2017, ITV News: Mental health support to be offered in schools in £300m overhaul of services for young people https://www.itv.com/news/2017-12-03/mental-health-support-to-be-offered-in-schools-in-300m-overhaul-of-services-for-young-people/ Mental health help will be offered in schools as part of a shake up of the treatment of mental illness in young people. Children in England will be able to access mental health support at school or college under the £300 million government overhaul that will increase support and provide earlier assess to services. … Over the next five years, ministers say they expect to recruit "several thousand" people to the teams who could be trained to offer cognitive behaviour therapy and other treatments in the classroom. The government is proposing to provide £215 million over the next three years to fund the teams, with a further £95 million for the training of the senior leads. …. "Schools are the best place to make early intervention work and the best hubs for its expansion," she said. …