mental health problem."My school tried to make me go to the school counsellor. However, this was in no way tailored to the treatment I needed."My mental health problems started when I was 14 and got diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), after a large amount of family bereavement.
It was so confusing as a young person receiving a diagnosis that I had before only associated with war veterans. When I was diagnosed, I was told to not bother signing up for treatment through Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) as I would be on a waiting list for 18 months to receive a limited number of sessions.Read more on mind.org.uk