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Half of Brits admit re-gifting presents

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Press release, Campaigns
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It may be the season of goodwill but we found that half of Brits ‘re-gift’ their unwanted presents.

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One third of 15 to 18-year-olds are suffering from mental health issues

Wednesday 17 October 2018 / Press release, Campaigns
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From speaking to over 5000 young people across the UK, we found that 33% needed mental health support

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Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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Working together to fight for better health and social care for disabled children

Friday 17 March 2017 / Press release
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We're joining the Disabled Children's Partnership with 27 other UK charities to advocate for children.

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Young care leavers meet Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh

Posted by Media team /

Tuesday 07 March 2017 / Press release
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The Scottish First Minister heard first-hand from both young Scots currently in care and those recently moved on.

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