As part of the annual BBC News School Report Day, a group of students from Claydon High School joined BBC Radio Suffolk's Mark Murphy to talk about mental health and what they are doing to tackle the issue in their own school.
Claydon High School has become only the second school in Suffolk to embark upon the Mental Health First Aid course, run in conjunction with the charity, Volunteering Matters.
Taking the opportunity to raise the issue with their local MP, the students interviewed Dr Dan live on air, asking his views about what more needs to be done to improve mental health services for all, especially young people.
When asked about whether or not Dr Dan would like to see all students in Suffolk undertake the mental health first aid training, Dr Dan replied that he would be very much in favour of seeing greater awareness of mental health being made compulsory in all schools.
Listen to the full interview here (Skip through to 39:40 to the start of the interview with Dr Dan)
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Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Health Services (21 Jan 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on facilitating health professionals in England to travel to low and middle income countries to provide healthcare education and training; and if she will make a statement.
Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Mental Health Services (21 Jan 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to improve mental health provision in low and middle income countries.