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Aug
2
2017

Finding the right people to ask the right questions: new survey on young people’s mental health  
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Thomas KabirTho

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Nov
18
2016

Mental Health and Bullying – do we need to help teachers help children who are bullied?
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This week (14th-20th of November) is anti-bullying week.  Bullying has an undeniable and immediate impact on young people’s mental health. But we also need to think about how we equip teachers not just to help children who are bullied immediately, but to also reduce the long-term impact on their mental health.

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Jun
30
2016

Pregnancy and medication choices: new research published
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hot off the pressMany women with severe mental illness take psychotropic medication. This can put them in a difficult situation if they become pregnant, or wish to become pregnant, as there are concerns about the possible effects of these medications on unborn children. Until now there has been a lack of evidence about the risks to the unborn child, putting the women and their healthcare professionals in a quandary.

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Dec
10
2015

Children and young people’s mental health – we all have a part to play
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research in news YPIn recent months, the mental health of children and young people has hit the headlines. It is well established that most mental health problems begin during adolescence, with 1 in 10 young people (aged 11-16) thought to experience a diagnosable mental health problem.

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Feb
12
2015

Young People Rethinking Mental Health Conference
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A few of us from McPin attended the Young People ReThinking Mental Health event last week run by the Clinical Research Network: Mental Health. It was a really engaging event showcasing how young people can be involved in mental health research as active advisors and shapers of that research, rather than merely as participants. Read Naomi's blog about the event.

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