t is estimated there are around 700,000 young carers in the UK. Despite the high number of children and young people looking after their loved one, it can be difficult to find support as a young carer.
young carers awareness day
Today (31 January) is Young Carers Awareness Day, and a new survey has revealed that young carers are more likely to experience mental health problems than their peers without caring responsibilities.
Missing out on sleep, struggling to meet deadlines, having to take time off school, stressed, isolated and bullied by their peers – these are only…