young people treated by child and adolescent mental health service
than 100,000 extra young people were treated last year by child
and adolescent mental health service teams compared to 2004, according
to Department of Health figures.
statistics are from the annual "CAMHS Mapping exercise".
It collects information about the provision of child and adolescent
mental health services in England.
CAMHS caseload in 2005 was 112,984 - an increase of 8,240 cases
(8%) from 2004.
CAMHS budgets rose by 19% between 2004/5 and 2005/6.
Staff employed in CAMHS teams increased from 8,892 in 2004 to 9,876
in 2005. An increase of 11%.
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