MENTAL HEALTH

Mental health problems such as depression and anxiety affect about 1 in 10 children and young people, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives. 

The issues manifest very differently than they would in adults, and since children have yet to d...

February 9, 2019

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week, and there is more focus on children’s wellbeing than usual. I feel like this should be a topic that we closely look at on a daily basis.

Why? Because children all over the world are struggling with anxiety in its many different form...

February 4, 2019

Anxiety in children does not look the same as it does in adults, which often leaves parents feeling defenceless. How do I know if my child is experiencing anxiety? And what can I do to help them? Are two questions being asked by parents everywhere. 

How can I recognise...

February 4, 2019

“Everything is alright. Calm down! There’s nothing to worry about.” Parents of anxious children know these platitudes hardly ever work. Trying to discover why your child feels anxious or stressed can be equally as frustrating. Sometimes there is a specific reason, but...

January 29, 2019

With so much focus on mental health from an adult perspective, it’s easy to forget that this is a matter which also affects many children. According to NHS Digital, one in eight (12.8%) of children and young people aged between five and 19, surveyed in England in 2017,...

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Maternal Mental 

Health Week

'I found myself becoming slowly more disconnected from the real world'

May 1, 2019

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Children's Mental

Health Week

'Helping children attune with their emotions is a cornerstone of mental wellbeing'

October 10, 2019

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