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Our thoughts on the Government Green Paper: Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision

Our thoughts on the Government Green Paper: Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision

This week has seen the close of the consultation on the Green Paper: Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision. Transforming is a strong word (to transform – to make a marked change in the form, nature or appearance of). The title and the 3 pillars put forward in this green Paper relate to specific matters of access for schools to refer children and young people more easily for mental health interventions. Other parts of the Green Paper refer to wider matters, without any detail re how these link to the remit of the paper.

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What Is Emotional Health And How Does It Relate To Mental Illness?

What Is Emotional Health And How Does It Relate To Mental Illness?

The term “mental health” is, more often than not, used within the context of discussing mental illness rather than mental wellness. Discussions around mental health should not only centre around “illness”, or when we’re facing challenges. We also need to focus on skills and habits that are essential for supporting ongoing, good mental health.

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Parenting With Heart And Backbone To Improve Social Mobility

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Social mobility in the UK has stagnated, with just 1 in 8 children from low-income families likely to become a high-income earner as an adult. There are many factors that impact social mobility, but we know that parenting is one of the most significant in determining a child’s life chances.

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Emotionally Healthy Families Are Happy Families

Emotionally Healthy Families Are Happy Families

This Monday 20th March, people, organisations and governments around the world are marking International Day of Happiness - a day for everyone to promote happiness and kindness. Where better to start practicing this than within our own families?

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What Makes People Happy?

Education Policymakers Must Prioritise Emotional Health

What is it that makes you happy? For many people, life satisfaction will be influenced by many different factors, including their family and education.

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