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1/7 #KidsInCrisis @SeanFletcherTV @BBCPanorama presents a stark reality re access to #CAMHS MH services. We need early intervention & prevention models. But we also need to look at societal influences: poverty, need2achieve, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), austerity, media.
2/7 We are too quick with this population to jump to biological& neglect the psychosocial &political elements. CAMHS staff work hard and feel under pressure and when a system is under pressure and at breaking point - like any of us - it does it’s best to survive.
3/7 Survival means defend, close ranks - in this mode #CAMHS only has capacity for some ppl usually at the higher end of the ‘in need’ spectrum. They must decline others. Staff know this is horrible & hate it. Little reward & feeling failures = impacts own mental/physical health
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