The charity, Action for Children says they're seeing more and more cases of young people needing emotional support, with the problem particularly acute in Northamptonshire.
Often it's for issues out of their control, like parent illness, redundancy, domestic violence or family breakdown.
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Coastal wintry showers will continue in the Anglia region but elsewhere it will be a dry night with clear spells and a widespread frost.
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Widespread frost tonight. Coastal wintry showers, drier elsewhere. Cold.