Young people

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Our evaluation of three projects developed by MAC-UK, working with excluded young people
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Young black men are more likely to experience mental health problems than their white counterparts. We’re working to change this.
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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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Children who end up in custody have multiple needs, many of which go unrecognised and unmet. We've developed a new approach to fix this.
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Gang involvement seriously damages young lives. We are researching the impact of a radical new approach to engaging young people involved in gang-related activity.
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Barely a week goes by in the capital without the distressing news of a stabbing or shooting. Behind the headlines, real lives are affected.
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Many of the services that work with young people either end or begin at age 18, leaving them without effective support. But there are examples of services that are helping young adults through this difficult transition.
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What leads girls to join gangs? Girls with links to gangs are, on average, three times more vulnerable than most other children in the Youth Justice system, according to this report
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This paper shows the results of our study of healthcare provision in YOTs in England.
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A review of the levels and standards of mental health provision in the young people's secure estate in England.
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