Children’s mental health
For Children’s Mental Health Week we bring you our top articles on the topic from the last few years. This year's theme is Growing Together: focusing on how children (and adults) can grow, and help others grow.
Pooky Knightsmith on school-based approaches to mental health.
A report from the Anna Freud Centre shares good practice in children's mental health support
The BPS's Time to Play Campaign
Elian Fink and Jenny Gibson on the importance of play in early childhood – including potentially for mental health.
Duncan Gillard, Louise Hayes, Aoife McNally and Kate Willis on giving people skills to ‘reboot’ their lives.
Naomi Fisher looks to build a narrative of resilience for our children during Covid-19.
Sarah Crafter and Humera Iqbal on the positives and negatives of child language brokering in the everyday lives of immigrant families.
Vaithehy Shanmuganathan-Felton, Luke Felton, Celia Briseid and Betty Maitland.
Laura Nicholson and Dave Putwain provide an overview of exam anxiety, its effects and what psychologists can do to help reduce it.
Elian Fink and Claire Hughes review the evidence.
Christopher Griffiths and Jacqueline Sin offer support for the brothers and sisters of people affected by mental illness
Over on our Research Digest:
Five ways to boost resilience in children – Emma Young
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