Mind the gap

MENTAL HEALTH BLOG WEEK. Dr Avirup Gupta, a practising clinical psychiatrist in the NHS, describes his first-hand experience of observing the transition between child and adolescent and adult mental health care, and suggests some solutions to the problems this can entail

Why politicians need to give young people hope

MENTAL HEALTH BLOG WEEK. Financial pressures are taking their toll on young people, and especially on young women, as a recent survey by the Young Women’s Trust reveals. Its Director of Communications and Campaigns, Joe Levenson, summarises the findings – and sounds the alarm bells