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Time to Change announces closure

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  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Mental health campaign Time to Change is set to close next year after the government said it was no longer able to fund the programme.

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Special Report

Research has shown that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can increase the risk of poor life outcomes, so policymakers and practitioners are developing new ways to prevent ACEs and support children at risk of them.

The good and bad of new school guidance on mental wellbeing

The Department for Education’s new guidance for teaching mental wellbeing as part of the statutory relationships, sex and health education is a welcome sign that mental health is finally being given the same prominence as physical health in schools.

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Policy context

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  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The basis for much of the work in the UK and internationally on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) is drawn from a 1997 US study by CDC Kaiser on childhood traumas. This study identified a list of 10 ACEs that then formed the basis for a questionnaire used by researchers as a screening tool to assess the impact of childhood trauma on adults.