Number of Northamptonshire primary school pupils referred for mental health treatment rockets

Solent charity stages events for mental health awareness week in Hampshire

Peter Wanless, chief executive of the charity, said: "Our research shows schools are increasingly referring children for specialist mental health treatment, often when the child is at crisis point".

"Mental health affects the well-being of communities in every congressional district across the country, but many areas lack adequate resources to treat those in need", the members said in their joint statement.

"When it comes to addressing mental health issues in the workplace, employers have a legal duty of care towards their staff".

Mental Health Awareness Week - spearheaded by the Mental Health Foundation - runs from today until Sunday. The NSPCC's Childline service has seen a 26% increase in the number of counselling sessions with children about mental health issues over the past four years.

"It doesn't matter how big or small, your age or work place, we can all have mental health concerns which people deal with differently".

Training would contribute to rail companies' broader mental health strategies for effective rehabilitation, which the RSSB says could reduce lost working time by up to 30%.

Last year, a Government Green Paper promised a shake-up of children's mental health support with an injection of £300m.

It's clear we have some way to go before the majority of workplaces achieve parity of esteem in the attention that good mental health receives compared with physical health, and the confidence and openness with which this aspect of health is treated.

"We need greater investment at all stages of life, especially early on", Reps.

The study of 4,619 people - which was conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Mental Health Foundation in partnership with Mental Health First Aid England for Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) - also revealed that a quarter (25 per cent) of millennials and nearly one in five (18 per cent) baby boomers believe they compromise their health to do their job.

Live Well Kent brings together experts in everything from mental health and healthy living to finding work and housing support. This can include a requirement to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace.

"Mental health continues to draw more national attention, yet it remains severely underfunded and misunderstood", said the lawmakers, who were joined at the briefing by leading mental health organizations, including the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH), as well as individuals who shared their personal experiences and emphasized the benefits of early identification and treatment.

The NSPCC's data, released under the freedom of information act, covers 53 of the 66 health trusts known to provide mental health support to children. Ask for active sponsorship from senior leaders, and empower everyone to think about ways they can help build an open, inclusive and supportive culture for people at work to thrive in.

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