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Social, Emotional and Mental Health

A child or young person with social, emotional or mental health needs may display a wide range of social and emotional difficulties.  A child with such difficulties may appear withdrawn or isolated, display challenging or disturbing behaviours or have difficulties managing their emotions or their relationships.  They may experience anxiety, depression, self-harm, substance misuse or eating disorders.  A child or young person with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attachment Disorder (AD) would also be included in this category.