Children in mental health hospitals at risk of serious rights violations, charity warns

Children being treated in hospital for mental health problems are at risk of serious rights violations with “staggering numbers” still being placed on adult wards and subject to harmful restraint...

Half of child psychiatrists surveyed say patients have environment anxiety

More than half of child and adolescent psychiatrists in England are seeing patients distressed about the state of the environment, a survey has revealed. The findings showed that the climate crisis is taking a...

Fear of failure’ giving UK children lowest happiness levels in Europe

Children in the UK have the lowest levels of life satisfaction across Europe, with “a particularly British fear of failure” partly to blame, according to a major report into childhood happiness. More than a...

Category - mental health

Adolescent mental health

The Evidence Based Practice Unit at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and University College London (UCL) have published an evidence briefing looking at developmental trends in mental health problems and subjective wellbeing...