It is no secret that mental health concerns for young people have multiplied in recent times. Even before the COVID-19 crisis, NHS digital statistics showed that 1 in 6 young people aged between 5-16 years had a diagnosable mental disorder. As we emerge from the pandemic, this number appears to have increased. A stem4 survey […]
The Child Accident Prevention Trust’s annual UK-wide campaign, CHILD SAFETY WEEK, runs from 7 to 13 June this year. CAPT’s Ian Evans talks about this year’s child safety week theme – Share Because You Care – why this is a message and opportunity for all those who work with children and families…and why this is […]
It will come as no surprise to most people reading this that homelessness has increased dramatically in recent years, by a huge 169% since 2010. On a single night around 4800 people sleep rough on the streets of England & Wales, 28% of them in London. But contrary to popular understanding, only around 2% of […]
The 10th of October is World Mental Health Day and the theme for 2019 is MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION AND SUICIDE PREVENTION. It is an opportunity for people to come together to speak out, celebrate awareness, take action and help push good practice forward. The day is organised by the World Federation for Mental Health and […]
Expert blog by Dr Tirion Havard & Dr Andrew Whittaker from South Bank University.
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