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Young people's mental health schemes get £55m lottery fundin

Postby Gary Houghton-Rogers » Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:59 pm

Young people's mental health schemes get £55m lottery funding

Mental health projects in England will receive £55 million from lottery funds to support young people.

Authorities in Blackpool, Kent and Newham in London have each been awarded £10 million to "spot the early signs", the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) said.

Council-led schemes in Cornwall and Wolverhampton were each granted nearly £9 million while £7.8 million will go towards a five-year project in Hull.

Lyn Cole, BLF grant-making director, said funds would "tackle stigma".

She said: "Mental health issues in early teens, if not tackled early, can develop into more serious conditions, impacting on school results and opportunities later on in life."


Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-36839518
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