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Children need counselling in school, says report

If left untreated, young children's mental health problems could spiral in adulthood, warns a report.

One in five children will experience mental health problems before they are 11 - but only a third of schools have an on-site counsellor, suggests research by the charity Place2Be and National Association of Head Teachers.

Children at Highfields Primary School have regular counsellors, one of them, Mandy, seems to be making a difference.

  • 09 Feb 2016