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Are young people at risk in 'brutal' mental health units? New Lines

Patients tell us of their experiences at privately run centres paid by the NHS to care for children and teenagers with mental health problems, while former staff describe an 'out of control' culture of self-harm.

:: Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 in the UK, or email jo@samaritans.org.

Patients tell us of their experiences at privately run centres paid by the NHS to care for children and teenagers with mental health problems, while former staff describe an 'out of control' culture of self-harm.

:: Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 in the UK, or email jo@samaritans.org.

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