The pandemic has led health experts to warn of a mental health crisis, and there are concerns over the capabilities of care systems to cope.
CGTN Europe went to Cornwall in the UK to meet a charity taking a different approach to mental health care for young people.
The Wave Project (https://www.facebook.com/waveprojectuk) uses surf therapy to boost confidence and independence.
"He wouldn’t be where he is today if it wasn’t for The Wave Project," Christine Davies said of her son Jay, who graduated from the program and now volunteers alongside his mum.
Read the story on our website: https://newseu.cgtn.com/news/2021-07-31/How-surfing-is-helping-to-improve-kids-mental-health--12kmDxfrmKc/index.html
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