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Broken Promises: Alex's Story
"Removing children from their homes has a devastating effect..."
The 18-year-old had lived in 17 different placements with no permanent home.
Parents would agree, the well-being of our children is crucial. That is why it is important to raise awareness about mental health issues affecting youth, to remove the stigma attached, to create a safe space in schools, so that treatment can be sought. Also, directly related to this, improved services for mental health issues facing children and youth is essential.