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

Key stats and facts about children and young people's mental health in one handy fact sheet.
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Children face an average 10-year wait between experiencing symptoms and receiving help.
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Perinatal mental health problems have a long-term cost of £8.1 billion for each year of births in the UK.
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Children’s mental health and wellbeing in rural, remote and isolated areas
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Evaluating the New Care Models for children and young people's mental health
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Responding to a report by the Children’s Commissioner calling for greater prioritisation of children and young people’s mental health services, Sarah Hughes, Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Heal

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