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

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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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How can we ensure that schools, colleges and universities are nurturing environments which promote their wellbeing?
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Behavioural problems are the most common form of child mental health difficulty, and can put children at risk of a lifetime of disadvantage
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We explored the implications of extending health checks for babies to include a consultation about mothers' wellbeing
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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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What impact do fathers have on their children's mental health?
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We reviewed recent evidence about children's mental health, and found that children wait on average 10 years before receiving help.
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