Young girl

We hosted a seminar on Mental health and well-being in London. This latest piece of work draws on evidence from the Understanding Society British household survey, including data from the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire.

Well-being updates

If you would like to know more about this exciting research programme, please contact

Using The Good Childhood Index

If you’d like to use our short index of children’s well-being with your school or local authority we’d be delighted to hear from you.

We have also developed a more detailed, long index of children’s well-being, so if you would like to use either version, please email us at


You may also find information, abstracts and presentations from our past events in our archive.