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Empowering young people to make informed decisions about their mental health
A new initiative has launched today to help young people have more engagement in mental health support and to give them a greater say in the treatment they receive and the outcomes they ...
Schools in Mind resources add value to wellbeing outcomes
Kelly Hannaghan, Wellbeing Leader at Lessness Heath Primary School, explains how joining the Schools in Mind network has safeguarded pupil, staff and family’s mental health and contribut...
Improving mental health assessments for children entering care – pilot project
We are inviting local areas to take part in a pilot programme that tests improved approaches to the mental health and wellbeing assessments that Looked After Children receive when they e...
Why Lingo matters
A Young Champion, Amy Herring, writes about why her co-production project, Lingo, matters.
All secondary schools to receive free mental health resource for 11-14 year olds
Today every secondary school in England will receive an animation and assembly and lesson plans designed to encourage children and young people starting out at secondary school to talk a...
My experience working on the ‘We all have mental health’ animation
Phoebe Ralph, age 14, shares her experience of co-designing our 'We all have mental health' animation. She was involved in our workshops, script editing and reviewing the ...
Exploring challenging treatment endings with Parent Champions
Lauren Garland shares Parent Champions' thoughts, experiences and suggestions on ending child/youth mental health treatment.
Recognising Early Signs of Depression
One of our Parent Champions writes about what she thinks the early signs of depression are and why it's important to recognise them.
Charity calls for a year of staff wellbeing in schools
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is calling on all Local Education Authorities and the schools they work with to make this year a wellbeing year for school staff....