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  • Anorexia and me…

    Our latest guest blogger is a mental health campaigner, author and an ambassador for the Shaw Mind Foundation. Hope suffered with anorexia for over 4 years, before being admitted to a Me...

  • Talking Treatment Endings with Kelsey Sonn

    When clinical improvement has been limited, the end of treatment can be a challenging time not just for young people but also their families and for practitioners. This is a critically i...

  • Treatment Endings Report Launched

    Today the Anna Freud Learning Network launched a new report: In search of an ending: Managing treatment closure in challenging circumstances in child mental health services.

  • Statement in response to the government’s external review on exclusions

    Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families said,

  • Mentally Healthy Schools goes live

    The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has worked alongside Heads Together partner charities for the public launch of the Heads Together Mentally Healthy Schools websit...

  • 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...