"As a professional who works with young people I have seen first-hand the damage caused by a lack of appropriate care for young people, many young people are often ignored and not taken seriously. Young people are often turned away or have to wait months before being seen by a specialist this has to change. As a Councillor I believe it’s crucial that everyone with a mental health problem regardless of age should have access to excellent care services. I believe everyone with a mental health problem should be treated fairly, positively and with respect. Its time all local Councils acted proactively to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems. "