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...

Advocacy support services

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report on advocacy support during the criminal justice process for children who have experienced sexual and domestic abuse. The Commissioner examined data from all...

Leaving Care – My Journey

Institution to independence I started university at the age of 23 after spending 10 years in care homes and psychiatric hospitals. Throughout those years one of the things that kept me hopeful was my dream to go to...