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4th February, 2016

ACP Chair Heather Stewart has issued a public response in support for this year's Time to Talk Day - a national initiative aimed at getting everyone talking together on one day about... More

4th February, 2016

Never before has it been so important to talk - and keep talking - about mental health issues and how it affects us, our families, work and relationships.The ACP is supporting this year's... More

3rd February, 2016

Anne Longfield's speech to the National Policing of Children and Young People conference in January of this year raised important issues about the rights and policing of children.She describes... More

27th January, 2016

Nearly all health professionals believe there are not enough mental health services for children who have suffered sexual abuse, an NSPCC survey has revealed.The NSPCC surveyed 1,256 people in the UK... More

22nd January, 2016

A new generation of high-flying mentors will be created to help struggling teenagers fulfil their potential and improve their life chances, according to the  Prime Minister David Cameron... More

19th January, 2016

The ACP has submitted a comprehensive response to an independent review of children's residential care being headed up by Sir Martin Narey.The 'root-and-branch' review is looking at... More

14th January, 2016

The ACP is questioning whether extra funding announced for new and expectant mums with poor mental health will help provide appropriate and timely treatment for those women... More

7th January, 2016

Child psychotherapsists Sophie Boswell and Lynne Cudmore wrote an article on adoption for the GuardianAs two child psychotherapists working in a social work team, they became concerned... More

7th January, 2016

New figures released by counselling service ChildLine show low self-esteem to be among the most prevalent problems reported by today's young people.The charity, which is marking its 30th... More

6th January, 2016

The ACP’s register has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under its Accredited Registers programme.The programme was set up to provide assurance on the standards of... More

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