Young carers urged to access support

Young carers at a conference.

Young carers at a conference.

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Health leaders are urging people not to care in silence as they mark National Carers Week between June 9 and 14.

GPs and health professionals are appealing to youngsters to come forward if they care for a relative but have not told anyone.

According to Derbyshire Carers’ Association, there are more than 2,000 carers aged 16 to 25 in the county however there may be many unknown.

 

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