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Emotional wellbeing: drug use

User Voice has investigated drug use in the children and young people in secure estate, covering young offender institutions, secure training centres and secure children’s homes. The report, commissioned by NHS England, was based on 16 focus...

Future of early help ‘under serious threat’

Services supporting families at an early stage in order to prevent child safeguarding issues are “under serious threat”, due to pressure on budgets as a result of rapidly rising numbers of children at risk of serious harm, and short-term...

Policy briefings: children’s chances

The University of Sheffield has published a series of policy briefings on working against the challenges faced by children and ensuring they have the best possible chances in life. The four policy briefings cover: the effectiveness of early...