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    Children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health also often struggle with their sleep. Indeed disrupted or altered sleep has been associated with most psychiatric disorders (Gregory & Sadeh, 2016). Although a range of sleep difficulties can co-occur with mental health problems, a common difficulty is insomnia. As such this guidance will primarily focus on difficulties with getting to sleep and staying asleep.

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  • What is an intellectual disability?

    This alphabetical framework is designed as an aide memoire for the identification of an ID (in children, young people or adults). It will help you identify available information sources and gaps in knowledge about an individual’s ability. It will guide you in decision making regarding a likely diagnosis and help you generate a needs based plan.

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  • Professor Lucy Bowes

    ‘Adolescent peer relationships and mental health: an epidemiological perspective’ Professor Lucy Bowes 

    Professor Lucy Bowes lecture on ‘Adolescent peer relationships and mental health: an epidemiological perspective’. This was recorded on 16 March 2018 at the Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture and National Conference 2018 ‘Focusing on Adolescent Mental Health’. ACAMH members can now receive a CPD certificate for watching this recorded lecture.

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  • Vouchers

    Promotional voucher JN19 Promotional vouchers JN19 can only be used for the Sleep and Mental Health Conference (Edinburgh, 27 Sept 2019), towards either a Bronze ACAMH Membership, or Digital ACAMH Membership (you must meet the standard criteria for Digital membership). This voucher is not valid for any other level of ACAMH Membership or ACAMH event. […]

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  • Guest Blog

    The inclusive nature of bereavement – all children grieve

    Individuals with special educational needs and disabilities are also affected by bereavement, including children with the severest SEND.

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  • Meet the Board

    Dr. Gordana Milavić MD., F.R.C.Psych. – ACAMH Chair  Dr. Milavić is Chair of ACAMH. She is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital, London. She has over 40 years of experience in acute clinical practice, teaching and training. During her career she has been at the forefront of the organisation of mental […]

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