Bullying – let’s talk about it
Tuesday 5 July 2016 marks the first national Stand Up To Bullying day. Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.
Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
EU Referendum: Brexit and young people
Now the EU referendum debate is over, we're taking stock as to what this might mean for children and young people. While there are immediate, profound changes unfolding before us, in reality, many implications for children won’t be known or play out for some time.
The links between well-being and mental health
Following the publication of this year's Good Childhood Report, here we look further at the links between well-being and mental health for young people.
Allestree Committee celebrates half a century of fundraising
At the end of Volunteers' Week we hear about a recent celebration for the Allestree Committee fundraising group who have been raising funds to support our work 50 years.
Family debt and children: popping the weasel
As a psychiatrist, I can’t help but be aware of the impact the current economic climate is having on our families and children – times are very tough for many people.
Kimberley Wilson: Life is always better with cake
Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson gives recommendations and tasty recipes for your next Bake and Brew.
Our latest Good Childhood Report reveals rise in girls’ unhappiness
It is absolutely vital to listen to what children have to say about their lives.