Children’s mental health being threatened by mounting financial pressures on families, says Centre for Mental Health report
New research states that financial pressures on parents, overcrowded housing and lack of safe green space can have a negative impact children’s mental health and behaviour.
Kadra reflects on the current rhetoric around behaviour in schools, and urges those in policy and practice to re-imagine their approach
Kadra looks at the latest evidence behind exclusion, restraint and other restrictive interventions
School seclusion, restraint and exclusion can increase trauma in children with mental health difficulties, says Centre for Mental Health evidence review
Restrictive interventions in schools can exacerbate behavioural difficulties among children who have had traumatic experiences, according to an evidence review published today by Centre for Mental Health. Trauma, challenging behaviour and restrictive interventions in schools is a review of recent literature on the impact of seclusion, restraint and exclusion on children’s mental health. It finds
Andy welcomes an increase in funding but highlights the wide variations in investment between local areas
Behavioural problems are the most common form of child mental health difficulty, and can put children at risk of a lifetime of disadvantage
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.
These briefings set out what childhood behavioural problems are, how to recognise the signs, what can be done, how to engage parents and the referral process.