Children and young people
Mindfull of young people's mental health29 July 2013,
Innovative mental health support services are on the increase, however more needs to be done to ensure young people can access help in whatever settings suit them best.
Trip to Eastbourne27 June 2013, Hanifa Islam
This week I worked with a school to try out a programme for young people to develop resilience and positive life coping skills.
David Blunkett MP visits Right Here Sheffield7 June 2013, Guest Blogger
Callum Woodhead–McClaimens discusses David Blunkett MP's visit to the Right Here Project in Sheffield to discuss the need for early intervention support to protect young people’s mental health
Flashback to the 70's28 May 2013,
Four decades ago, people with learning disabilities were not as visible in public life as they are now - but some things still haven't changed...
Youth-led training can help GPs better respond to young peopleâs needs3 May 2013,
Last week I had the privilege of attending an event organised by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) Child and Adolescent Health Group, which included an oversubscribed seminar by Right Here Brighton and Hove Young Volunteers around ‘Making your surgery more youth-friendly’.
Supporting students moving to secondary school17 April 2013,
With more pupils with special educational needs now being educated in mainstream schools, the move from primary to secondary can altogether be very challenging.
"I didn't realise people with special needs could open businesses"12 April 2013, Keith Bates
We've just completed another of the Rapid Enterprise Development Workshops with Care and Share Associates and local Mansfield Charity APCOO.
We must start caring about carers4 March 2013,
Families are still not being properly rewarded for the care they are giving and the huge costs they are saving the taxpayer.
Eating disorders can affect people of any age and from any background21 February 2013,
Giving support as early as possible, offers the best chance of recovery for people with eating disorders: the sooner people get the help they need, the better the outcomes.
It is a crucial time to make the case for children and young people's mental health services14 February 2013,
Common sense holds that prevention is better than cure and there are strong socio-economic reasons for investing in prevention and early intervention of mental illness.