Children & families

1 in 5 children experience a mental health problem at some point during childhood, but many do not get effective, timely support. Take a look at how we're working to change this


Fact sheet: Children and young people's mental health

Key stats and facts about children and young people's mental health in one handy fact sheet.

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Child behavioural issues

Around 5% of children have conduct disorder. Parenting programmes are really effective at helping these families to improve their lives and futures.

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Investing in children's mental health

A wide range of interventions improve children's mental health but also lead to substantial economic benefits.

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Put mental health at the heart of a good education, says Centre for Mental Health report

Schools and colleges have profound and lasting effects on young people’s mental health, yet too often this is left to chance

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