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3rd March, 2015

The ACP has drawn up a new Media Briefing Guide for its members taking part in media work - as well as those considering joining its dedicated bank of media speakers.Members can access the new guide... More

27th February, 2015

Members are advised that the ACP has begun a recruitment drive for specialist lawyers for its new legal panel - a move which has arisen as a result of its new disciplinary procedures agreed in... More

26th February, 2015

Sunday sees the fourth annual campaign to raise awareness of self-harm organised by charity YoungMinds and its partners.Self-Harm Awareness Day has been held every year on 1 March and since 2012... More

19th February, 2015

The BPC and UKCP have launched a joint report which shows that access to the long-term psychotherapy required by many mental health patients is getting worse not better, with many patients... More

17th February, 2015

The UK's first Child Mental Health Week was given a royal seal of approval yesterday as the Duchess of Cambridge recorded a video message of support for charity Place2Be's new campaign.In her... More

10th February, 2015

Care and support minister Norman Lamb and Paul Burstow MP will be among guest speakers at the New Savoy conference which takes place tomorrow and Thursday in London.Now in its eight year, the... More

6th February, 2015

 The ACP Chair Heather Stewart was interviewed on the BBC Radio 4 You and Yours programme, She spoke about the importance of early intervention and how cuts to CAMHS services have had a direct... More

26th January, 2015

ACP member Rachel Melville-Thomas has contributed her expert opinion to a recent real life scenario featured in the Guardian's Problem Solved page. She tackles the difficult issues arising... More

16th January, 2015

In the wake of several distressing news stories recently the Guardian has published an article discussing how to break bad news to children and if adults should even be talking to young people about... More

12th January, 2015

The ACP has joined professional bodies and charities working with vulnerable children and young people in expressing serious concern following news that spending on CAMHS has fallen by nearly... More

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