||<p>Information on the overall prevalence of mental health conditions in children and
young people is available in ‘Mental Health of Children and Young People in England
2017’, published in November 2018 and available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://files.digital.nhs.uk/A6/EA7D58/MHCYP%202017%20Summary.pdf"
</p><p>NHS Digital has also published experimental statistics covering the number
of children and young people accessing National Health Service-funded community mental
health services in England. These show that 377,866 children and young people were
in contact with NHS-funded community services in 2018/19 and received two clinically
meaningful contacts, a proxy for receiving treatment. These are available at the following
link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/publications/statistical/mental-health-services-monthly-statistics/number-of-children-and-young-people-accessing-nhs-funded-community-mental-health-services-in-england-april-2018-to-march-2019-experimental-statistics"