Published on 20th June 2019
Social workers are to be given extra support to promote good mental health under a package of prevention measures announced by the prime minister.
Published on 17th May 2019
More than 200 children have had their Deprivation of Liberty authorised by a court but they are locked away and their whereabouts in the system is invisible, the children's commissioner for England has warned.
Published on 16th April 2019
Over a third of areas around England saw a real-terms fall in spending on preventative mental health services for children and young people in 2018-2019, the children's commissioner for England has warned.
Published on 15th March 2019
A multi-agency approach is required to put children first and protect them from county lines, gangs, knives, drugs and from adults who pose a risk to them, Ofsted has said.
Published on 27th February 2019
The government has unveiled guidance for when compulsory health education is introduced in schools.
Published on 8th January 2019
NHS England has pledged that 100% of children and young people who need specialist help for mental health problems should be able to access it over the next decade.
Published on 24th November 2018
One in eight 5 to 19-year- olds have at least one mental health problem when assessed in 2017, official statistics have revealed.
Published on 3rd October 2018
The number of children going missing due to links with county drugs lines has been reduced in a Home Office funded project in Kent.
Published on 13th September 2018
Children and young people who have experienced abuse or neglect should receive support from a consistent group of practitioners, a NICE draft quality standard has said.