Improved mental health for children who play well with peers by age three

Children who learn to play well with their peers by the age of three are likely to enjoy better mental health later in childhood, according to research from the University of Cambridge. The study is said to be...

Mental health patients still sent hundreds of miles away from home for treatment

The dangerous practice of sending people with a mental illness hundreds of miles away from home for weeks at a time continues in England, according to new analysis published by the Royal College of...

Record 420,000 children a month in England treated for mental health problems

More than 400,000 children and young people a month are being treated for mental health problems – the highest number on record – prompting warnings of an unprecedented crisis in the wellbeing of under-18s...

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