Search Results

Found 21 results for .

Children’s Mental Health Special Report

Children’s mental health has long been characterised by long waiting lists and inconsistent provision, but it is hoped more funding, system reorganisation and policy measures will improve access to support.

Trauma-informed Practice: Special Report

Adverse childhood experiences can have far-reaching negative consequences on people’s lives, but there are growing efforts to implement trauma-informed practices in services to improve long-term outcomes.

How Covid-19 remade children’s services

A year on from the emergence of the coronavirus and onset of the pandemic, experts assess the long-term impact of the disruption it has caused to children’s services and young people’s lives.

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.

Therapeutic Care: Special Report

With rises in children coming into care and reporting mental health problems, policymakers and service providers are developing therapeutic care and support across a range of settings to help young people.

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.

The policy context on Children's Mental Health

One in 10 five- to 16-year-olds have a diagnosable mental health problem; half of all mental health problems have become established by the age of 14; and children from low-income families are three times more likely to be diagnosed with a mental health condition than better-off peers.

Future in mind: the story so far

The Future in Mind strategy promises wide-ranging improvements to mental health provision for children and young people. Joe Lepper looks at the key proposals and assesses progress made to date.

Front of Mind

Increased political profile and a new care framework offer a chance to improve children's mental health services. Louise Hunt examines the prospects and looks at the innovative work of local projects.