Whilst the latest census identified 166,000 young carers in the UK (ONS,2011), the actual figure is likely to be much higher, with the Children’s Society estimate being closer to 700,000. Whilst caring is seen as rewarding by the majority of young carers, the associated responsibilities can have multiple and significant adverse effects, including; under-engagement in
Transforming Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: Promoting, Protecting and Improving Children and Young People’s Mental Health
According to findings from the Centre for Mental Health (Missed Opportunities, 2016) children and young people with mental illness have to wait an average of ten years before receiving help. In the last 25 years, rates of depression and anxiety amongst young people have increased by 70%. In 2015/16, almost 19,000 teenagers were admitted to
Funding of up to £10,000 is now available for communities in the Yorkshire region for projects that promote a heart healthy lifestyle. The application period closes on 2 April 2018 - so don't miss out on this great opportunity. Read on to find out if you are eligible to apply and what to do
A consultant clinical psychologist has marked Time to Talk Day 2018 by encouraging people to open up about their feelings. Dr Nicola Green, who has worked with children and young people for Humber NHS Foundation Trust for 17 years, says chatting about your emotions is good for your mental health.