Age checks harming refugee children’s mental health, study warns

Clinical psychologists are warning that age assessment checks are causing a “profound and harmful impact on the mental health” of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. Read the full article on this link...

School absence

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition and Centre for Mental Health have published a report on school absence. The report reviews Government data and examines the evidence base which finds a...

Longfield think-tank calls for expansion of school mental health support teams

Former children’s commissioner for England Anne Longfield has called for an expansion of mental health support offered in schools as data shows 1.4mn children in England now have a probable mental health...

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School absence

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition and Centre for Mental Health have published a report on school absence. The report reviews Government data and examines the evidence base which finds a link...

Child mental health

The Anna Freud charity has published its manifesto on mental health support for children in England. The manifesto consists of a five-point plan for the Government and policy makers on prevention and early intervention...

Child mental health services

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report on children’s access to mental health services from 2022 to 2023. An analysis of NHS England data shows: 949,200 children in England had active referrals to...

Adverse childhood experiences

The All Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood has published a new report on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the process of recovery for children affected by ACEs. The report discusses topics...