Sounding an Alarm Over Children’s Mental Health

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Guardian readers respond to news about soaring Ritalin use, the underfunding of child mental health services and the toll GCSEs are taking.

“As a group of educators, psychologists, mental health professionals, campaigners and politicians, we share Amanda Spielman’s timely recognition (Report, 27 June) that the massive increase in young children receiving prescriptions for powerful stimulant drugs is both ‘a very big warning signal’ and an indication that we need as a society to understand and address the underlying social, behavioural and educational issues that give rise to this pressure.”

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