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Latest Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) News

State of Child Health England Report

The report has been guided by the issues children and young people focuses on the social determinants of health, examining how we as a society create the optimal environment for children to survive and thrive.
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Impact of Cyberbullying on Children's Mental Health

39% of young people reported having personal experience of online bullying in their lifetime, in contrast to 49% who reported experience of off-line bullying.
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Don't be Left in the Dark: Children and Young People's Mental Health

At least one in 10 children and young people are affected by mental health problems, and the unreported figures are likely to be even higher.
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Working with Schools to Improve the Health of School-Aged Children

The latest figures show that mental health problems are prevalent, with one in 10 school children of all ages having a diagnosable disorder. It means half of all life-time cases of psychiatric disorders start before the age of 14.
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Rapid Review on Safeguarding to Inform the Healthy Child Programme 5 to 19 (Public Health England)

The purpose of this rapid review is to update the evidence regarding safeguarding guidance, focusing on prevention and early intervention.
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Providing Mental Health Support in UK Schools (Place2Be)

This report provides a picture of the challenges faced by schools and school-based mental health professionals.
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Results from the first HeadStart annual survey of 30,000 children (UCL and Anna Freud)

Mental health problems in young people, aged 11 to 14: Results from the first HeadStart annual survey of 30,000 children (UCL and Anna Freud)
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Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week will run from 5th-11th February, the theme this year is #beingourselves.
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Time to Talk Day 2018 - 1st February

Get involved in this years’ Time to Talk Day and encourage everyone that we can talk about mental health anywhere.
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Ofsted rating should reflect good mental health support

Children & Young People Now reports that mental health experts have told the Joint Health and Education Select Committee that schools in England should only be rated “outstanding” by Ofsted if they can prove they are committed to tackling mental health problems ...
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