At the start of 2019, in the UK there will be new Mental Health Support Teams available to cater to more than 470,000 children and young people. The teams will operate in 25 different areas and...Read more
Over the last ten years, there has been a 17 percent increase in anxiety disorders diagnosed in children and adolescents. This is according to the 2018 Children’s Mental Health Report done by the Child Mind...Read more
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is calling for urgent help for over a million abused children in UK cities and towns which lack adequate mental health services.
New research by...Read more
Respectful and valued relationships with teachers and the wider community are key to helping more students feel greater connection to their school, leading to far-reaching positive effects. The sense of belonging Australian students feel at school has...Read more
|Comment|author: Dr Kelly-Ann Allen, Dr Peggy Kern, Professor Lea Waters, and Professor Dianne Vella-Brodrick
Here is our weekly round-up of global stories concerning children, their rights, and their wellbeing. This week we take a look at the different ways social media impacts children’s food intake, their mental health and puts them at risk...Read more
Children raised away from cities and exposed to animals grow up to have more resilient immune systems, says a new study. They might also be at lower risk of developing mental health problems later in life.