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Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill ‘must put children at its heart’

Monday 22 October 2018 /
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Action for Children responds to Home Affairs Committee report on domestic abuse.

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One third of teenagers need help with their mental health

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Thursday 18 October 2018 /

First ever UK-wide ‘early help’ school programme for teenage depression has 70 per cent success rate.

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See our response to today's NAO Report.

Tuesday 09 October 2018 /
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Action for Children believes that today's NAO report shows a real lack of progress on children's mental health services.

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Budgets for children’s early help services suffer £743 million funding drop in five years, figures show

Thursday 27 September 2018 /
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Figures released today on government spending on children's services show a huge funding drop in the past 5 years.

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Three quarters of young carers feel lonely during summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 /
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Half spend over four hours a day caring for family - the equivalent of a whole week.

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