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  • Update regarding the Centre's services

    The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is taking action to reduce the spread of the virus. All our physical sites are now closed, but we are still at work with all staf...

  • Reading Well to support your mental health

    For World Book Day, our latest guest blog is written by Annie Robinson who is the Programme Manager for Reading and Health at The Reading Agency. 

  • Confessions of a secret eater

    This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week and we are sharing a blog by one of our Parent Champions about her experience of binge eating. 

  • My anorexia is very real

    This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week and we are sharing a blog by one of our Young Champions about her experience of anorexia. 

  • Taming my OCD: My personal experience of talking therapy

    One of our Young Champions writes about her personal experience of talking therapy.

  • Living with depression

    One of our Parent Champions writes about her individual experience of living with depression.

  • Children and young people give thumbs up to support from fellow students, study reveals

    A Department for Education funded pilot scheme which established peer support programmes in schools, colleges and youth clubs has been well-received by children and young people in schoo...

  • New evidence is a wake-up call on the mental health of girls

    New evidence shows that young people, particularly girls, are at increased risk of mental health problems between the ages of 11 and 14, which is younger than previously thought. The evi...

  • The Parent-Infant Conference and the importance of the early years

    Today the Anna Freud Centre is partnering with the Parent-Infant Foundation to host the 2020 Parent-Infant Conference in central London for 300 practitioners working in the early years a...