Covid: Government ‘failed health personnel’ and alert on eating disorders

The number of people hospitalized with eating disorders has increased by 84% in the last five years in England. The Covid pandemic has made an already growing problem among young people even worse, with lockdowns in particular having a devastating impact on the most vulnerable, according to mental health charities. Psychiatrists say that too many young people have died when their lives could have been saved with early treatment and help.

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