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#BeeWell renews call to make young people’s wellbeing everybody’s business following PISA report
This week, the latest results from the OECD’s PISA study were released and highlighted that the life satisfaction for young people in the UK was one of the lowest.
Statement from Anna Freud on Israel-Gaza
Our statement on recent events and their impact on children and young people.
Trusted relationships and mental wellbeing: what we learned from HeadStart
Professor Jess Deighton, Head of the Evidence Based Practice Unit at Anna Freud and lead on the HeadStart Learning Programme, writes about what the final evaluation report tells us about...
HeadStart evaluation shows rich learning from huge mental health and wellbeing programme
Anna Freud researchers have published the final evaluation of HeadStart, a huge programme delivered across six local authorities in England to explore and test new ways to improve the me...
The Princess of Wales marks Mental Health Awareness Week at Anna Freud
The Princess of Wales, Patron of Anna Freud, joined a special event on Thursday to mark Mental Health Awareness Week – taking part in expert-led conversations on how we can build the men...
Anna Freud supports return of innovative youth wellbeing survey #BeeWell
The Anna Freud Centre has supported the second annual #BeeWell survey, the UK’s most detailed snapshot of young people’s wellbeing in one region.
Young people to visit new ‘one-stop shop’ for mental health treatment options
A pioneering new, digital one-stop shop lists the effective treatment options for young people with a range of mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions, built by experts from the ...
Thousands of staff working with children and young people to be trained in mental health
A new pilot commissioned by Health Education England and co-delivered by the Anna Freud Centre will train thousands of staff, from family and youth workers to sports coaches and libraria...
Children’s Mental Health Week: Meaningful relationships vital in helping young people thrive
Today marks the start of Children’s Mental Health Week, and this year’s theme is ‘Let’s Connect’. Activities will focus on the healthy, meaningful and rewarding connections in children’s...