News & Blog
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...
#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...
Child in Mind: The Adolescent Brain
To mark Children’s Mental Health Week we have just published the final podcast in our Child in Mind series.
Anna Freud Learning Network Seminar focus on Childhood Adversity and Trauma
Last week, the Anna Freud Learning Network held its first seminar and networking event on the topic of Childhood Adversity and Trauma, at Camden Town Hall.
David Trickey, Traumatic Events: How children and young people can react, and how adults can respond
The following is written by David Trickey, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. When does an upsetting or stressfu...
Building Resilience for children in low and middle income countries
Earlier this month, the Evidence Based Practice Unit based at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and University College London hosted a one-day workshop titled ‘Bui...
Families: Finding Clear Narratives and Rewriting Endings
The following is written by Dr Eia Asen, Consultant Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. This fiction...