Young People’s Information Hub Case Study

George (not his real name), has had depression and anxiety since he was 13. Unfortunately George, now 18, has had no support from his family since becoming ill as “they do not believe in the existence of mental illness”.

Barry carers stress the importance of early intervention

The importance of early intervention in the treatment of serious mental illness – and the need for GPs to become up-to-speed in diagnosing mental ill health – was one of the talking points at today’s Movin’ On Up event in Barry.