• Dr. Stephanie Lewis

    The Bridge is back!

    We are honoured to spend some time talking with Dr. Steph Lewis, a Clinical Research Training Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College, London, and Editor of The Bridge, about the exciting new relaunch of ACAMH’s magazine, The Bridge.

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  • Conflating risk and mental illness

    In this thoughtful article, a young person, Anna, reflects on her experience of risk being conflated with mental illness in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), highlighting crucial lessons for clinicians, commissioners, and policy makers.

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  • Dr. Rachel M Hiller

    Complex PTSD in young people in care

    Aishat Hamzat, Rachel M Hiller and Helen Minnis discuss what research tells us about the mechanisms underlying complex PTSD symptoms experienced by young people in care. They consider implications for treatment and broader support provided for these young people

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  • Dr. Jessie Baldwin

    Are ACE scores useful for identifying individuals at risk of health problems?

    Clinics are increasingly screening for ACEs, but ACE scores may not tell us who will go on to develop poor health, explain Jessie R Baldwin (pic) and Andrea Danese.

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  • Dr. Rui Zhang

    Prenatal Caffeine Exposure: Association with Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

    In this podcast, Dr. Peter Manza and Dr. Rui Zhang discuss their co-authored JCPP paper ‘Prenatal Caffeine Exposure: Association with Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in 9- to 11- year old children’.

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  • Professor Anita Thapar

    Genetics research informing mental health care

    Anita Thapar discusses that genetic studies of mental health have revealed important insights about the influence of genes and the environment, and the nature of disorders. She explains how these insights could improve mental health care for young people and their families now and in the future.

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  • Engaging with UK Parliament

    Engaging with UK Parliament on child and adolescent mental health research and policy

    Researchers and expert practitioners can contribute to parliamentary work to inform policy-making. Sarah Bunn and Stephanie J Lewis describe why engaging with Parliament is important and explain how this can be done.

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  • Mental Health Act White Paper: potential implications for children and young people

    Reforms to the Mental Health Act will affect children and young people detained in hospitals. Susan Walker, Bernadka Dubicka, and David Kingsley discuss recent proposals for reform and consider their implications for children and young people.

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  • Lauren Cross

    Mental Wellbeing in Schools, and the Global Mental Health Crisis

    In this podcast, we talk to Lauren Cross about her research interests around mental health and wellbeing in schools and inequalities during childhood and adolescence, as well as her co-authored CAMH debate paper ‘Is There a True Global Children and Young People’s Mental Health Crisis Fact or Fiction’.

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  • World Mental Health Day 2021

    World Mental Health Day 2021: Mental Health in an Unequal World

    The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. 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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