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The av­er­age wait for an at- risk young per­son who at­tends their first ap­point­ment is around 11 weeks although some have waited up to a year.

And while NHS La­nark­shire’s fig­ures gen­er­ally fall within Scot­tish Govern­ment tar­gets, many peo­ple, in­clud­ing health pro­fes­sion­als and char­i­ties, feel more needs to be done to en­sure young peo­ple on the brink of cri­sis are seen quickly by a trained coun­sel­lor.

To­day we are launch­ing a cam­paign to make that hap­pen.

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