Young carers doing more than 50 hours of care a week are five times more likely to report that their health is ‘not good’.
The report highlights recommendations based on discussions with young carers, sector leaders and young carers services in the Carers Trust network.
Invisible and in distress: prioritising the mental health of England’s young carers (PDF, 1.3MB) found that while young carers frequently report that their caring role can cause distress and impact on their mental health, there are gaps in support and there are barriers that prevent them from accessing the support that they need.
Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).
Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle
Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45