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(UK) Scottish government is "tackling mental health problems among youngsters"

Aug 28, 2017, The Scotsman: 250,000 children in Scotland lack mental health support http://www.scotsman.com/news/250-000-children-in-scotland-lack-mental-health-support-1-4544891 There are now fresh calls for the Scottish Government to show greater ambition in tackling mental health problems among youngsters after a spate of recent reports which set out shortcomings…. Earlier this year the Scottish Government launched a 
mental health strategy which stated that support from teachers and other school staff can be vital to youngsters’ mental wellbeing. ... Liberal Democrat health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton said: “This is the latest in a string of revelations about the state of mental health provision in Scotland. From children waiting hundreds of days for treatment to a late and unambitious mental health strategy, the SNP Government has yet to deliver on improving mental health provision.... The research also found that school counsellors had dealt with thousands of cases in 
the past year, including substance abuse, self-harm and depression. ...