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How THRIVE will help the NHS Long Term Plan transform provision for children and young people’s mental health
Today, the government have announced their Long Term Plan for the NHS. We welcome the prioritisation of mental health and the committed funding. We also welcome the vision of support tha...
We are the Affordable Art Fair Hampstead Charity Partner for 2019
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has been selected as Affordable Art Fair Hampstead’s Charity Partner for 2019.
Parent Champions empowered to raise mental health awareness
Myrvete Gashi, our Parent Participation Officer, shares some thoughts on what it means to be a Parent Champion.
Looking through a wider lens: review of self or community approaches for addressing anxiety and depression in children and young people
Lauren Garland shares her thoughts on the new review we published on self-care for young people.
Ten steps towards school staff wellbeing resource launched
Today the Anna Freud Centre publishes Ten steps towards school staff wellbeing to promote staff wellbeing in schools.
A response to the figures on the mental health of children and young people in England released today by NHS Digital
New figures on the prevalence of mental health issues in children and young people in England in 2017 have been released today by NHS Digital. This is our statement in response.&nbs...
Supporting a friend going through a mental health struggle
A Young Champion, Rachel McGrath, provides some advice on how to support a friend struggling with their mental health.
Navigating the mental health care maze
Jessica Brennan describes what it's like to work with many different mental health professionals and provides some tips that have helped her.
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 ...