'adolescent mental health' news stories:
5 Dec 2012
Time for action to address self-harm epidemic amongst young people
Figures released today by ChildLine show a 68% increase in the number of young people who have self-harmed contacting the charity in the last year.
21 Nov 2012
Child Sexual Exploitation Report should be a shocking wake-up
Lucie Russell, YoungMinds Director of Campaigns, Policy and Participation comments on The Children's Commissioner's 'Child Sexual Exploitation Inquiry' Interim Report
11 Oct 2012
Eating disorder hospital admissions show children suffering
Hospital admissions for eating disorders have increased by 16% with one in every ten cases being a fifteen year old girl.
11 Oct 2012
New e-portal set to transform knowledge towards child mental health
A Consortium of experts is to deliver a £2.2m educational and advice programme to improve mental health outcomes for children
20 Sep 2012
Pupil Premium spending is a missed opportunity
YoungMinds, the UK’s leading children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing charity is warning that Pupil Premium spending by schools appears to be a missed opportunity.
22 Jun 2012
BOND launch: Photos of House of Lords reception
BOND (Better Outcomes, New Delivery), which is being delivered by a consortium led by YoungMinds, was launched this week at a House of Lords reception, hosted by YoungMinds' patron Lord Listowel.
19 Jun 2012
Children's Minister launches initiative to improve mental health
Sarah Teather MP, Minister of State for Children and Families launches national initiative to improve children and young people’s mental health
14 Jun 2012
Prioritising children and young people’s mental health is vital
YoungMinds is stressing the importance of children and young people’s good mental health and wellbeing ahead of two parliamentary debates being held today
28 May 2012
Record number of parents seek support from Parents' Helpline
A record number of people sort support from YoungMinds Parents' Helpline last year
12 Mar 2012
Better access to school nurses will lead to better mental health
YoungMinds welcomes the Government's announcement of improved access to school nurses in England