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National mental health programme to bridge gap between schools and colleges and NHS services
Pupils struggling with mental health are to benefit from more joined up care and support across schools, colleges and specialist NHS services, in a national roll out of a £9.3 million tr...
Mental Health Awareness Training to be rolled out to secondary schools
Over 1,800 secondary schools and colleges will receive free Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) delivered by the leading mental health charity, the Anna Freud Centre, as part of a Go...
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge launches the new Anna Freud Centre to drive change for child mental health
Today, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of the Anna Freud Centre is opening the new Anna Freud Centre to drive change in children and young people’s mental health.
Schools in Mind: Engaging with all parents and carers booklet launched
Today the Anna Freud Centre launches Supporting mental health and wellbeing in schools: engaging with all parents and carers. This free booklet has been developed by teachers, clinicians...
Professor Peter Fonagy to join Government school staff wellbeing expert advisory group
Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre is to join a new expert advisory group, chaired by the Department for Education, to advise the Department, Multi-Academy ...
The Duchess of Cambridge attends The Royal Foundation's 'Mental Health in Education' Conference
Our Patron, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge is attending The Royal Foundation’s ‘Mental Health in Education’ conference today, Wednesday 13th February.
Centre announces pilot sites for project to improve mental health and wellbeing assessments for children entering care
Nine areas from across England will work with us to pilot new mental health and wellbeing assessments for children entering care.
Pupils isolated from family, school and community at highest risk of exclusion
New research released today (Tuesday 5 February) shows that children who report weaker ties with their family, community and school are most likely to be excluded from school and experie...
One of the largest mental health trials in the world launches in schools
Up to 370 schools to join one of the largest trials in the world to boost the evidence about what works to support mental health and wellbeing.