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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Centre for Mental Health welcomes plans by the government for a new mental health workforce in schools

Our response to the Government's proposals for mental health support in schools


Review of the National Childbirth Trust Hidden Half report and GP consultation

We explored the implications of extending health checks for babies to include a consultation about mothers' wellbeing


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Centre for Mental Health to host the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition

Through the Coalition, leading charities speak as one on behalf of children and young people’s mental health