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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Child mental health

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has published a report on the mental health of children under five in the UK. The report discusses the prevalence and impact of mental health conditions in children under five and...

Maternal mental health

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC) and the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) have published a report on the mental health experiences of mothers aged 16-25 in the UK. A focus group was...