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Acting early can help stop a growing mental health crisis

Friday 23 November 2018 / Mental health
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Today’s long-awaited NHS Digital figures reveal the scale of the mental health crisis for children in England.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
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Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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The Government recently asked for views on their plans for improving children and young people’s mental health.

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Friday 09 March 2018 / Mental health
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How can we support our children and young people with their mental health?

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Struggle, stigma … success? What it’s like to be a young parent today

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 13 October 2017 / Mental health, Children's centres
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Young parents, like any other parents, want the absolute best for their children, but it's not always that easy.

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The longest day, but a shortened speech

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 21 June 2017 / Government spending, General election, Mental health
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Midsummer brought the State Opening of Parliament and a Queen’s Speech that, in contrast, was much shorter than usual

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