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  • BBC focus on The Family School

    On Tuesday BBC1 broadcasted their feature documentary Back to School with Mum and Dad which focused on the work and experiences of the ground-breaking Family School in North London.

  • Team AFNCCF run London Marathon

    Yesterday, 14 wonderful people braved record breaking heat to run the London Marathon to raise funds for the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families as part of Team Heads To...

  • The Gender Pay Gap: How we will do better

    We have just published our report on the gender pay gap and it shows that our mean gender pay gap was 24.49%. This gap is above the UK average of 18%. This disparity is disappointing and...

  • Breaking the States: Mentalization-based treatment’s strong showing in America

    You may not find them on the shelves of WHSmith at Heathrow but three publications from specialists at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families are generating serious buz...

  • Service users, have your say!

    The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families will be inspected by the CQC on Tuesday, 10th April 2018 and we are inviting previous service uses to share their exper...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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,