Thousands of Wigan youngsters battle mental illnesses
Thousands of young people are struggling with mental health problems in Wigan, worrying new data shows.Mental health charities have warned about an under-reported “national crisis” among... More
Domestic violence: Child-parent abuse doubles in three years
The number of reported crimes involving children attacking parents has doubled in the past three years, data suggests. ACP member, Ruth Dunstan was interview about this subject.
Child mental health crisis in Surrey and Hampshire
New data shows thousands of young people are struggling with mental health problems in Surrey and North East Hampshire.Mental health charities have warned about an underreported "national crisis... More
Thousands of children in Dorset struggling with mental health problems
New NHS data has revealed how many young people in the county are seeking help from mental health services.New statistics shows that 3,955 people aged under 18 were seen at least twice by mental... More
My daughter self-harms. Will she cope when she goes to university?
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
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
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”
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
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
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