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Here’s how the different party manifestos seek to tackle mental health care

The NHS is at huge risk, as are the most vulnerable people in our society. Here's how the different parties would aim to tackle mental health care

By Lucy Maddox  

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It is Friday night, and A&E staff are trying to work out what to do for a 14 year-old boy found wandering the streets of a London borough, naked from the waist down, not making sense. It is clear he is having unusual ideas and hearing things that other people can’t. He needs to be somewhere safe. A&E is busy and chaotic. There are specialist psychiatric wards designed for under-18s, where professionals help young people and their families understand what is going on and…

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