Personal Social Services Research Unit, February 2016
This report examines the economic challenges of youth mental health problems in England. The main focus is on adolescents and young adults. The findings are summarised from a review of the international evidence on the economic impact of youth mental health services, an analysis of the economic implications of youth mental health problems – including the failure to recognise or treat them – and an evaluation of two models of youth mental health service provision in England. A number of recommendations are made.
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