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Statement on Government decision not to outlaw trans conversion ‘therapy’
The Anna Freud Centre is dismayed at the Government’s decision to abandon its commitment to fully outlaw conversion therapy. The Centre is absolutely opposed to conversion ‘therapy’ and ...
New anti-racism resources for schools to help young people’s mental health
Today, the Anna Freud Centre releases a free portfolio of resources for schools to support staff in understanding the mental health impact of racism on children and young people, and to ...
Statement from the Anna Freud Centre in relation to Child Q
The Anna Freud Centre is deeply concerned about the events surrounding the strip searching of Child Q, which have been highlighted in a safeguarding review for the London Borough of Hack...
New mental health resources for FE colleges
Today, the Anna Freud Centre has released free mental health resources developed specifically for staff working in Further Education (FE) colleges, to support their students.
Anna Freud Centre launches new strategy to co-design support with children’s services leaders
Today, the Anna Freud Centre launches its new clinical offer, Support for children, families and the workforce, to children’s services leaders as part of a new ambitious strategy to...
Children's Mental Health Week: Growing together as a whole school community
Children’s Mental Health Week, which is taking place 7 to 13 February, has the theme this year of ‘growing together’. During the week, schools across the UK will be exploring the concept...
New podcast series – Talking racism and mental health in schools
Today, the Anna Freud Centre has released a new podcast series, Talking racism and mental health in schools. In the series, experts in mental health, education and anti-racism explore to...
Happy 40th birthday to Our Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge
“Today on behalf of the Anna Freud Centre, we would like to wish Our Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, a very happy 40th birthday.
Statement from the Anna Freud Centre on conversion “therapy”
The Anna Freud Centre is absolutely opposed to conversion “therapy”. We want all young people to be who they are without any pressure to change, suppress, or deny their LGBTQI+ identity.