Young people ‘distressed’ by frequent police visits at home, research warns

Young people with experience of the criminal justice system say the second most common place for them to see police is at their home, with incidents often involving excessive force from officers. Read the full...

‘Unexplained transfers’ impacting one in five pupils with emotional health needs

Vulnerable pupils, including those with mental health problems, are at an increased risk of experiencing “an unexplained transfer” from their school, research has found. Read the full article on...

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...

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Mental health and wellbeing

The McPin Foundation has published a report calling on the Government to reinstate the 10-year mental health strategy. It proposed recommendations for the plan including: that there should be evidence based mental...

Mental health in schools

The Children & Young People’s Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC) has published a report on mental health and behaviour in schools in England. Following an online survey and evidence sessions the report found: punitive...

Maternal mental health

The Maternal Mental Health Alliance has published a report looking at specialist perinatal mental health community services across the UK. The report includes data from a Freedom of Information request sent to Mental...

Early years toolkit

The UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) and the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development & Learning (PEDAL), have launched a new resource to support local areas in a shared...