Foundation responds to the decrease in the number of young people with mental health problems being treated in adult hospital wards18 October 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation is pleased to see fewer young people with a mental health problem being treated in non-specialist wards, however, we need to focus more on earlier intervention.
No Health Without Mental Health: The First 100 Days and Beyond29 May 2015,
Marguerite Regan looks at the priorities for the new Conservative government.
Getting young people Doc Ready12 September 2013, Guest Blogger
Ben Matthews, Head of Communications at FutureGov, describes the impact of the launch of new mental health app, Doc Ready.
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.
Managing Anger and Learning Parenting Skills3 November 2012, Guest Blogger
Alexa is 17 and attends our Young Mums’ Support Group. Her daughter Ruby is 15 months old. She received little help during her pregnancy and has struggled with mental health problems - particularly anger management. Becoming pregnant caused her a lot of anxiety heightened by practical insecurities.
Anorexia treatment requires early intervention13 August 2012,
We believe treatment needs to go further to address the underlying emotional problems and not just issues relating to diet and health.