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Increase in mental health referrals in schools

Charity's findings come ahead of World Mental Health Day this weekend

There's been a significant rise in the number of mental health referrals for young people in Manx schools.

That's according to Isle Listen - an early intervention service focusing on mental health.

The charity currently has wellbeing practitioners available to all the secondary schools.

Andrea Chambers is the chief executive:

The charity's asking people to join its 'Stop the Stigma!' campaign ahead of World Mental Health Day this Sunday (10 October).

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