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My daughter self-harms. Will she cope when she goes to university?

From Guardian on 3rd May, 2019

ACP member, Gail Walker speaks to Annalisa Barbieri about a parent's concerns: 'She felt that although you are full of doubt and worry, you do actually know the answer...Trust yourself and... More

Experts warn parents of dangers of applying undue pressure on youngsters facing their exams

From on 3rd May, 2019

As the Sats, GCSEs and A-levels season cranks into gear once again, child psychotherapists have attributed the rise to parents' anxietiesMental health experts have warned of the increasing levels... More

Why 'low level' mental health problems require a sophisticated service response

From Health Service Journal on 29th April, 2019

The Children’s Commissioner’s latest report Early Access to Mental Health Support provides further evidence that children suffering anxiety, depression and other... More

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, which 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. 

Child mental health services are a postcode lottery, finds study

From on 10th April, 2019

Children who need 'low level' mental health services for conditions such as depression and anxiety or eating disorders face a significant postcode lottery, a report has warned. An... More

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.

Is young people's mental health getting worse?

From BBC News on 22nd February, 2019

Poor mental health among children and young people has been described as an epidemic and an "escalating crisis".The number of children seeking help from Child and Adolescent Mental Health... More

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. 

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