Third in our series about teenage mental health. So far we’ve talked to doctors and teachers, today we hear from the parents. 75% of mental health problems start before a child reaches their 18th birthday. How do parents or carers cope when their child develops an issue and they find themselves trying to help find solutions to really complex or upsetting problems? Catherine Carr reports.
Britain’s Domestic abuse charities have got together this morning to issue a joint statement about the importance of taking action if you’re worried about someone’s safety. Jane speaks to Sarah Green, co-director of End Violence Against Women to explain why.
The Brexit Party won 29 seats in last month’s European elections taking nearly a third of all votes cast. Eight of those MEPs are women and we’re joined by two of them. Belinda De Lucy was elected for the East of England region and June Mummery for the South East. With the opening session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg next week we talk to them about why they personally decided to stand and what they hope to do in their new role.
Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Kirsty Starkey
Interviewed Guest: Sarah Green
Interviewed Guest: Belinda De Lucy
Interviewed Guest: June Mummery
Reporter: Catherine Carr