Psychotherapists warn against describing the needs of children with mental health problems as “low level”

From on 16th April, 2019

The ACP Welcomes the report Early access to mental health support, released April 2019 by the Children's Commissioner, Anne Longfield, whcich provides further evidence that children with... More

My son’s behaviour towards his sister and me is inappropriate

From Guardian on 12th April, 2019

If children are experiencing something they cannot deal with, they will seek to make others feel what they are feeling. ACP member, Graham Music offers his advice. 

My 10-year-old son enjoys wearing girls’ underwear

From Guardian on 27th February, 2019

ACP member, Charlie Beaumont, talks about how parents can help their son.

Parents' break-up more likely to harm mental health of children aged seven to 14

From Guardian on 17th January, 2019

Our Chief Executive, Nick Waggett, speaks to the Guardian on the impact on mental health on parent separation.

Learning to deal with mental health issues

From Guardian on 9th January, 2019

See ACP Member, Jane Elfer's letter in the Guardian, responding to research highlighting the link between social media use and depressive symptoms. 

ACP Response to PIPUK Call to Action: Developing a shared framework

From ACP on 9th January, 2019

Parent Infant Partnership (PIPUK) have conducted, on behalf of the Conception to Age 2:First 1001 Days All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), a call to action in order to develop a shared... More

Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

From BBC News on 11th December, 2018

ACP member, Katie Argent, comments on what appropriate actions need to be taken if a young person disclosed a significant risk of harm to themselves or others

Managing angry feelings in family life

From Voice of Islam on 3rd December, 2018

Listen to ACP member, Rachel Melville-Thomas on Voice of Islam Radio's drive time show, talking about managing angry feelings in family life - starts at 1:13:17  

Data shows need for 'urgent' renewal of children's mental health care

From Health Service Journal on 22nd November, 2018

ACP chief Executive, Nick Waggett spoke to HSJ news with a response on the NHS Digital prevalance data 

Mental health disorders on rise among children

From Guardian on 22nd November, 2018

ACP Chief Executive, Nick Waggett, quoted in The Guardian in response to the NHS Digital mental health prevalence data


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