Missed opportunities

We reviewed recent evidence about children's mental health, and found that children wait on average 10 years before receiving help.Read more

Children of the new century

The mental health findings of the Millennium Cohort study of 11-year-olds across the UK.Read more

Investing in children's mental health report

Investing in children's mental health services is excellent value for money and will bring a lifetime of benefits to young people, their families, communities and the economy as a whole.Read more

The lifetime costs of ADHD

The high costs of ADHD support an economic case for early intervention. But despite most families seeking help, only a minority of children receive the appropriate treatment.Read more

Costs of perinatal mental health problems

Perinatal mental health problems carry a total cost to society of about £8.1 billion for each one-year cohort of births in the UK. But the NHS would need to spend just £337 million a year to bring perinatal mental health care up to the recommended level.Read more

Wanting the best for my children

Wanting the best for my children looks at the experiences of parents and how systems might work better to support families managing early behavioural difficulties.Read more

Building a better future

Parenting programmes more than pay for themselves through future savings in public spending, spread across a range of budgets including education, health, social care and criminal justice.Read more

Childhood behavioural problems: briefings for professionals

These briefings set out what childhood behavioural problems are, how to recognise the signs, what can be done, how to engage parents and talks about the referral process. There are nine briefings, each for different professional group.Read more

A chance to change

Parenting interventions can dramatically improve children's futures but they must be made widely available, delivered well and targeted at the children who need them most, according to a report from Centre for Mental Health.Read more

Reaching out, reaching in

A review of the levels and standards of mental health provision in the young people's secure estate in England.Read more