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  • Homelessness and its impact on children

    In the run up to Christmas, this article aims to outline previous research on the effects of homelessness and the potential solutions already outlined, as well as point towards future research and actions.

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  • Inflammation: a key risk factor for depression?

    Depression is common but the biological mechanisms leading to this disorder are not well understood. The link between inflammation and the brain may help us elucidate a potential mechanism.

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  • World Mental Health Day 2019: focus on Suicide Prevention

    The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day is suicide and suicide prevention. Our Vision is ‘Sharing best evidence, improving practice’, and to this end we urge you to take a look at the learning opportunities on our website and to share with your networks.

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  • Behind the yellow line

    I am interested in exploring novel methods of research dissemination. In my years as a researcher, I have experienced how hard it is to find a way to communicate research results to the wider non-scientific community – the “real” world.

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  • Good intentions, good enough?

    Daniel Brennan, Assistant Psychologist at Ealing Intensive Therapeutic and Short Break Service (ITSBS) provides a summary of Lenehan, C. and Geraghty, M.  (2017) “Good intentions, good enough?: a review of the experiences and outcomes of children and young people with learning disabilities in residential special schools and colleges”,

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  • Just what does a learning disability nurse do?

    ”As a clinical nurse specialist, and manager, there is no typical day.”- Julie Blackaby. “It is probably the liveliest and most exciting it has been since the advent of the NHS”- Noeleen Morritt.

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  • ACAMH Top Reviewers for 2018

    In celebration of the strong peer review process upheld by both CAMH and JCPP and in recognition of the exceptional commitment and service to the journals carried out by our reviewers, we are proud to present the list of top reviewers for 2018.

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  • How can we help you?

    We’d like to offer you opportunities to get involved with ACAMH, but we want to know how you access resources, how you’d like to be involved, and what you’d like to gain from ACAMH.

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  • Mental Health Support in a Paediatric Diabetes Clinic

    The importance of supporting children and young people with their mental health, in addition to their physical health condition. Blog by Hetashi Bawa.

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  • The ‘obesogenic’ environment of adolescent inpatient units: A call for action to support the promotion of better physical wellbeing

    The term ‘obesogenic’ has been used to describe the unique set of circumstances people experience on mental health inpatient units which results in a propensity for weight gain. Find out about the implications and interventions.

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