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  • Schools wanted for new research programme

    The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is looking for primary and secondary schools to take part in our 2018 - 2020 Education for Wellbeing research programme...

  • The Centre hits the catwalk in St Andrews

    Our Fundraising Manager Jenny Ricketts and Fundraising Assistant Jessica Brennan traveled to St Andrews last weekend to represent the Centre at the eagerly anticipated St Andrews Ch...

  • #SchoolsInMind is on the Road again

    Schools in Mind is back on the road and coming to a town near you with a new series of workshops chocked full of evidence-based resources and expert advice for education staff!

  • What public mental health can learn from Ulijaszek’s 'Models of Obesity'

    An epiphany came to me when I read Stanley Ulijaszek’s book, Models of Obesity (Ulijaszek 2017).  For some time, I had been concerned that the focus of mental health polic...

  • Child in Mind: The Adolescent Brain

    To mark Children’s Mental Health Week we have just published the final podcast in our Child in Mind series.

  • Girls at high risk of emotional problems, new research reveals

    New research released today at a young people’s mental health conference shows that girls are more than twice as likely to experience emotional difficulties as boys, while boys are signi...

  • Just Released: Talking mental health with young people at secondary school

    Our growing Schools in Mind network has launched its latest activity to support schools by sending every single secondary school two leaflets – one for staff and one for parents and care...

  • Upcoming Conferences in Janaury 2018

    There are a number of conferences coming up in January 2018:

  • Alumni Networking Event

    On Monday May 14th 6pm till 9pm, the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families will host its third Alumni Networking Event.