Access Denied, our first policy report on young people’s mental health, examines how vulnerable groups of young people such as victims of abuse and neglect or children in care access Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). The report makes wide-ranging recommendations to the Government and local decision-makers.

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Kadra Abdinasir and Iryna Pona
Policy and lobbying
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Children's mental health

Priorities for improving children’s mental health services

This briefing outlines our priorities in children and adolescent mental health. We have highlighted five areas that we believe need improving upon to support the emotional and mental health of young people. This briefing is aimed at local and national policy makers and at providers of children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

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June 2015
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The Good Childhood Report front cover

The Good Childhood Report 2015

The Good Childhood Report 2015 is the fourth in a series of annual reports published by The Children’s Society about how children in the UK feel about their lives. Our latest report shows children in England ranked low with regards to bullying, their experience of school and their self image.

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August 2015
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