In Depth

Guide to measure loneliness

Feeling lonely can harm children's wellbeing, so a new guide aims to help charities identify the problem.

School mental health pilots

New school-based teams and practitioners aim to provide mental health support to pupils earlier.

Commissioning: Mental health transformation plans

Partnerships are crucial to ensure transformation plans deliver improvements to children's mental health, says Toni Badnall-Neill.

Helping children get a good night's sleep

Getting enough sleep is vital to children and young people's wellbeing, yet research suggests social media and screen-based technology is making this harder. Charlotte Goddard investigates.

NHS Long Term Plan gives young people's mental health a boost

The government's 10-year vision for the NHS sets out key pledges to improve support for children and young people with mental health problems, including investing in crisis and community-based interventions.