Low-level mental health support

A report has been published by the Children’s Commissioner investigating the amount spent by local areas in England on low-level mental health support. Findings indicate that there is a wide disparity in...

One in three areas cutting early mental health help for children

More than a third of local areas are cutting spending on early help for children and young people with mental health problems, according to analysis by the children’s commissioner for England. While...

Young pregnant women and risk for mental disorders: findings from an early pregnancy cohort

8 March 2019   BackgroundYoung women aged 16–24 are at high risk of common mental disorders (CMDs), but the risk during pregnancy is unclear. AimsTo compare the population prevalence of CMDs in pregnant...

Category - mental health

Low-level mental health support

A report has been published by the Children’s Commissioner investigating the amount spent by local areas in England on low-level mental health support. Findings indicate that there is a wide disparity in spending between different areas, with 58% of...

Children and young people’s mental health

The House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts has published a report following their inquiry into mental health services for children and young people in England. The inquiry looked at how Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England...

Children’s loneliness

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its inaugural report on children’s loneliness in England and Great Britain. Analysis is drawn from interviews with children and young people, the Community Life Survey 2016/17 and the Good...

Mental health review

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a briefing on child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) provision, analysing spending, numbers receiving treatment, waiting times, and number of children not accepted into...