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  • How Do Schools Address Self-Harm in Adolescents?

    In a survey-based study of 153 secondary schools in England and Wales, staff stated that adolescent self-harm is an important concern, but emotional health and wellbeing is the primary health priority for schools.

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  • JCPP

    JCPP editorial team members amongst the ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds’ of the last ten years

    Highlighting, once again, its scientific standing and the quality of its editorial decision making, a number of JCPP editors and editorial advisory board members have been included in the 2018 Clarivate highly cited researchers list announced recently.

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  • In Conversation

    In Conversation… Anxiety

    We spoke to Professor Cathy Creswell about some of the barriers to support for children with anxiety, the Anxiety and Depression in Young people research clinic, and her role as the lead for the Emerging Minds: Action for Child Mental Health research network.

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  • The World is constantly changing for young people

    This year the focus for World Mental Health Day is ‘Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World’. We often forget that young people are at a stage of their lives when significant change is a common occurrence to them.

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  • Can this app help autistic people with anxiety?

    Available on the Apple App Store today, Molehill Mountain is the first evidence-led smartphone app aiming to help autistic adults understand and self-manage their own anxiety. The app has been developed by UK research charity Autistica and researchers at King’s College London with input from autistic people. 

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  • Just one of the challenges for paediatricians

    Before getting involved with ACAMH Max said he was wary of joining a “talking shop” but saw immediately that the organisation was active in engaging the broader mental health community.

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  • A happy accident

    Arriving early to an ACAMH Conference set Dr Mark Lovell off on an ever expanding journey with the Association.

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  • Mermaids – helping gender diverse young people

    Mermaids, is a charity that supports children and young people up to 20 years old who are gender diverse, alongside their families and professionals involved in their care.

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  • Gendered Intelligence – helping young trans people

    Guest blog from Dr Jay Stewart MBE, CEO and Co-founder of Gendered Intelligence. Gendered Intelligence specialises in supporting young trans and gender questioning people between the ages of 8 and 30.

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  • Positive news on the Peer Education Project

    A new school-based programme by the Mental Health Foundation called the Peer Education Project (PEP) has been making leaps and bounds in tackling rising issues with mental health in young people.

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