We know that mental health problems around pregnancy and in childhood make people's lives harder and cost a great deal of money.
We're finding ways to fix this, including improving perinatal mental health services and establishing parenting programmes.
How common are mental health problems in children?Read more
Children face an average 10-year wait between experiencing symptoms and receiving help.Read more
The different mental health challenges faced by children at different ages.Read more
Young black men are more likely to experience mental health problems than their white counterparts. We’re working to change this.Read more
Children who end up in custody have multiple needs, many of which go unrecognised and unmet. We've developed a new approach to fix this.Read more
Perinatal mental health problems have a long-term cost of £8.1 billion for each year of births in the UK.Read more
Around 5% of children have conduct disorder. Parenting programmes are really effective at helping these families to improve their lives and futures.Read more
A wide range of interventions improve children's mental health but also lead to substantial economic benefits.Read more
The benefits of tested interventions far outweigh the costs and have a life-long impact on the children, families and society.Read more
Gang involvement seriously damages young lives. We are researching the impact of a radical new approach to engaging young people involved in gang-related activity.Read more