Children

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.

Blaming individuals for child obesity may be making the problem worse and jeopardising children's wellbeing
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David looks back at the damaging impact of Section 28 on young LGBT people, and calls on the system to learn from its past
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Lorraine takes a longer look at yesterday's children's prevalence survey and its key findings
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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 respond to new announcements that schools will be trialling mental health promotion programmes in schools
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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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Our new report highlights the urgent need for investment in our children's mental health.
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