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Yopa extends support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

...Yopa has also sponsored key Children in Scotland events, including its annual conference, Mental Health conference and 30th anniversary reception. These events have brought together representatives from across the children’s sector to...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

...part in a hobby, compared with 65% in the most affluent areas. Those living with a physical or Mental Health condition were also less likely to take part in clubs or activities out of school. Research from Aspire Money in 2017 (click here for...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...work is coordinated, recognising the links between various policy areas including poverty, Mental Health, employability, housing, and family support. We also need high quality and accessible services for children, young people and families,...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...role, covering children's rights and the UNCRC (click here for more), trauma-informed practice, Mental Health and much more. Plus, with 94% of participants in 2022/2023 describing the courses as "excellent", we are setting the industry standard...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

...done throughout my life which has involved helping others, whether it be those with disabilities, Mental Health difficulties or in my role as a support worker of older adults, many of whom were in their last days. Since undertaking the TLSW...


2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...2023, we also worked with more than 75 children and young people, musicians, youth workers and Mental Health professionals to deliver free Innovation Labs. Participants enjoyed live performances from pioneering orchestra Scottish Ensemble,...


Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All Arts report launches

...supports young people with disabilities, additional support needs, or other financial, social or Mental Health barriers to the arts to apply for funding for a range of arts activities, from ceramics and painting to music and dance. The report on...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...in their transition to adulthood Less homelessness Better research will be available about how Mental Health affects different groups of people Better support for people with addictions and more research on vaping Fewer hate crimes and young...


Plans, opportunities and offers: Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024

...  This meant the conference took another break in 2023 – although having delivered a successful Mental Health conference, Early Years conference and 30th Anniversary Networking event, the word ‘break’ might raise eyebrows in our Learning...


Evaluation of Community Mental Health Services (2022)

... Evaluation of Community Mental Health Services April 2022 - October 2022 Scottish Youth Parliament and Children in Scotland supported a group of MSYPs to work as a peer investigation team to evaluate the Mental Health and wellbeing community...


Live Music & Mental Health Workshop, Emerging Minds (2021)

... Live Music and Mental Health (2021 - ) In 2021, Children in Scotland led a unique, multi-partner research project that examined the impact of live music experiences on the Mental Health and wellbeing of children and young people. The Special...


Live Music and Mental Health: Innovation Labs

... Live Music and Mental Health - Innovation Labs May 2023 - October 2023 Children in Scotland, Scottish Ensemble and the University of Stirling are working on an exciting new project to open up opportunities for children and young people to access...


Mental Health report finds provision is failing to meet the needs of children and young people

... Mental Health report finds provision failing to meet needs of children and young people A major report published today on the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) warns that the current system is still geared towards specialist...


Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation Responding to today’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s new ten-year Mental Health Strategy, Children in Scotland’s...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

Equality of access, sustained investment, and a supported workforce: what we need from a national Mental Health strategy

...of access, sustained investment, and a supported workforce: what we need from a national Mental Health strategy 9 Sep 2022 These are among the recommendations made by Children in Scotland and members of its children and young...


Challenges of Mental Health and lockdown explored in Perth Living Museums exhibition

... Challenges of Mental Health and lockdown explored in new Perth Living Museums exhibition 6 September 2021 A new exhibition from young people involved in our Living Museums participation project has opened at Perth Museum. Members of the Perth...

accessibility heritage living museums lockdown Mental Health museums pandemic Participation

25 Calls response: Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform Mental Health outcomes for children

... Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform Mental Health outcomes for children 3 October 2019 Robust data on the Mental Health of young people with care experience could lead to action to radically improve their...


25 Calls response – The increasingly apparent gaps in Mental Health support and provision for young people highlights the chasm in Mental Health support for all

... Gaps in Mental Health provision for children highlight the chasm in Mental Health support for all 25 April 2019 Responding to Call 3 of our 25 Calls campaign, Michelle Lloyd, who has responsibility for Cyrenians’ Families and People...


25 Calls response: Transforming Mental Health support for young people must be about their real needs, not just symptoms and diagnosis

... Transforming Mental Health support for young people must be about their real needs, not just symptoms and diagnosis 18 March 2019 Responding to Call 3 of our 25 Calls campaign, which focuses on ensuring young people get access to mental...


Young people’s worsening Mental Health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear

... Young people’s worsening Mental Health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear 7 Nov 2018 Embargoed: 00:01 hours, Wednesday 7 November 2018 School bullying and mental...


First Minister challenged by young people on Mental Health support and Brexit aftermath

... First Minister challenged by young people on Mental Health and aftermath of Brexit 14 September 2018 The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has been questioned by young people from across Scotland about her government’s commitments on access...

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding Mental Health, but it’s getting better”

... Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding Mental Health, but it’s getting better” 17 May 2023 For Mental Health Awareness Week (May 15-21), Kara Brown, CEO of charity Tiny Changes, discusses some of the barriers faced by...


New Emerging Minds project will look at how live music could boost young people’s Mental Health

... New Emerging Minds project will examine how live music could boost young people’s Mental Health and wellbeing 5 February 2021 MEDIA RELEASE A unique multi-partner research project will examine evidence for the impact of live music...

Arts changing our world emerging minds Mental Health music research scottish ensemble stirling university Wellbeing

25 Calls response: Young people understand how being physically active can improve Mental Health. Let's learn from them

... Young people understand that being physically active can improve Mental Health. Let's learn from what they've told us 9 January 2020 Responding to Call 3 of our 25 Calls campaign and drawing on learning from their own work, Scottish Sports...


"We're not doing well enough on child Mental Health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland

... "We're not doing well enough on Mental Health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has told an audience of young people about ‘horrific’ comments on her social media channels, why...

Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

... Our Conferences Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023 Children's Mental Health Conference Hub Tuesday, 30 May 2023 | Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, Edinburgh Digging Deeper: Intersectional approaches to inclusive mental...


Mental Health in Scotland - a consultation with children aged 12 and under

...Report on our consultation with children aged 12 and under to ensure the 10-year vision for Mental Health in Scotland incorporates their...


'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

... ‘Get into Summer’ to make young people’s Mental Health and wellbeing a priority 21 June 2021 Children in Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s £20million ’Get into Summer’ funding package aimed at creating opportunities for...


Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

...will focus on the determinants of health inequalities, and drive forward our efforts to improve Mental Health and wellbeing”. From the WHO to The Lancet, commentators have been highlighting the need for community development as an essential...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

25 Calls response: We must invest in our urban green spaces if our young people are to live fun, healthy lives – and Scotland’s canals have a key role to play

25 Calls response: Want to ensure healthy lives on and offline? Act now to protect young people from gambling and gaming harms

...longer ignore the increasing body of literature showing the links between gambling-related harms, Mental Health and ACEs. Within a society that has normalised gambling, and with new forms of gambling and gambling-like games becoming available...


New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities

25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”
climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...highest deprivation, compared with 65% in the most affluent areas. Those living with a physical or Mental Health condition were also less likely to take part in clubs or activities out of school. Children in Scotland commissioned the research to...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government

Latest issue of Insight now available
care experienced people child poverty child rights Early years Education literacy Mental Health Wellbeing

School support staff shortage 'must be tackled'
Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support

Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

... Learning Children's Mental Health Conference Tuesday, 30 May 2023 |  Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, Edinburgh Digging Deeper: Intersectional approaches to inclusive Mental Health This conference will provide a platform for...


Funding perinatal Mental Health services

... Magazine / News: Perinatal Mental Health services receive £1m funding boost Posted 31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

See Me launches school Mental Health campaign

... Magazine / News: Schools asked to change Mental Health approach, as stigma and issues rise Posted 14 June, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools A...

Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools

Embedding Mental Health interventions in school

...healthy places to be Posted 11 February, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Education Mental Health First launched in 2015, Children’s Mental Health Week shines a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s...

Education Mental Health

Tackling Mental Health stigma

... Magazine / News: Campaign makes tackling Mental Health stigma an issue for everyone  Posted 20 October 2021, by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing Mental Health See Me has launched a new campaign, See Us, to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Fresh warnings over child Mental Health pandemic

... Magazine / News: Fresh warnings over child Mental Health pandemic Posted 8 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond CAMHS Mental Health New figures published this week show the number of children and young...

CAMHS Mental Health

Call 3: All children and young people should have access to Mental Health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination

... Call 3: All children and young people should have access to Mental Health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination By Changing our World, Children in Scotland's young people's advisory group,...


Consultation response: A Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Scotland (September 2022)

...Children in Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's call for views on a. Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for...


Time to talk about Mental Health

... Magazine / Comment: It’s time to get talking about Mental Health Posted 27 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing Mental Health Ahead of Time to Talk Day on Thursday 2 February, Wendy Halliday...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open

...There's no choice July 28 2020 Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding Mental Health, but it’s getting better” May 17 2023 New app launched to help school leavers June 22 2023 Young people’s creative pursuits...

awards child health Healthcare

Scotland’s oral health gap widens

...delivering improvements in child oral health". Related content News: See Me launches school Mental Health campaign June 14, 2022 Comment: Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities Jan 25, 2023 Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s...

child health health inequalities Poverty

Young people’s health worsened by poor quality housing

... Magazine / Millions of young people’s physical and Mental Health worsened by poor quality housing, new research finds Posted 20.04.23 by Alice Hinds Children housing Poverty young people One in six young...

Children housing Poverty young people

Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities

...patients Jan 24, 2023 The family food shop in an ideal world Jan 18, 2023 Young men's Mental Health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 Government urged to take more action to address rising food insecurity...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Call 9: Ensure Scotland's next generation can lead active, healthy lives

...and social development as a result of both the negative impact on parental Mental Health and the ability adequate income provides to invest in a child’s development. One in four children in Scotland are currently living...


The picture of health

...are more likely to experience deprivation and poverty with an increased risk of emotional and Mental Health problems Preterm birth and low birthweight are crucial risk factors for premature death during infancy and are risk factors which...


Our Trainers & Speakers

...in safeguarding children from harm, she brings a unique blend of expertise as a registered Mental Health Nurse and Short Break Foster Carer. Fiona’s professional journey, coupled with personal commitment, underscores her deep...


Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign

...harmfully addictive for children and young people, affecting everything from concentration and Mental Health to overall mood. The information campaign comes as a new Tobacco and Vaping Framework is published, setting out key actions to...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

New research with young cancer patients

...January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people The groundbreaking work will look to build a new evidence base of the...

cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Engaging marginalised young men

... Magazine / News: Young men's Mental Health and participation is the focus of new research Posted 11 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people A new two-year study led by Children...

boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people

Mindful countdown to Christmas launches today

...to Christmas launches today Posted 14 December, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond anxiety Mental Health mindfulness The 12 Days of Calm Christmas offers children and families daily mindfulness activities to cope with the busy...

anxiety Mental Health mindfulness

Action to support Anti-Bullying Week 2022

...15 November, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing respectme, Scotland’s national anti-bullying charity, has called for action to address bullying during this year’s...

bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing

It's time to deliver change in foster care

...experienced Education foster care Health looked after children Mental Health A recent report has highlighted the unmet needs of young people in foster care, as well as the lack of support for foster...

ASL care experienced Education foster care Health looked after children Mental Health

ADHD more likely for youngest in school year

...be treated for ADHD Posted 6 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson ADHD Education Mental Health research School A new study has revealed that children who are younger in the school year are more likely to...

ADHD Education Mental Health research School

Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’

... Magazine / News: Scots encouraged to 'Keep the heid and read' for Mental Health Week Posted 10 May 2022, by Nina Joynson literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing Readers of all ages and abilities...

literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing

Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers

...carers Posted 22 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL Children's rights Mental Health Ahead of our webinar on the topic, Jennifer Lewis (pictured) talks us through some of the myths about caregiving roles and...

ASL Children's rights Mental Health

'Young carers must remain a priority’

...16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers On Young Carers Action Day 2022, Paul Traynor (pictured) highlights why increased support for young...

health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Young carers running on empty, says leading charity

...2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The Carers Trust has highlighted how a lack of support, coupled with a dramatic rise in time spent caring,...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Young people present key issues to Government

...change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC Young people across Scotland met today with the First Minister and her Cabinet in the sixth annual Cabinet...

Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC

Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

...experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the backdrop of stark statistics from Public Health Scotland on significant waiting lists for treatment from...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year

...named Children's Word of the Year Posted 18 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Mental Health Wellbeing 'Anxiety' is the Children’s Word of the Year 2021 according to research by Oxford University Press (OUP)....

Mental Health Wellbeing

Specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people needed

...10 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls for residential rehabilitation facilities for young people and improved access...

children and young people Health Mental Health

No commitment on Scottish Child Payment

...8 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has presented the legislative agenda and funding priorities of her government to...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health


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Yopa extends support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

...Yopa has also sponsored key Children in Scotland events, including its annual conference, Mental Health conference and 30th anniversary reception. These events have brought together representatives from across the children’s sector to...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

...part in a hobby, compared with 65% in the most affluent areas. Those living with a physical or Mental Health condition were also less likely to take part in clubs or activities out of school. Research from Aspire Money in 2017 (click here for...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...work is coordinated, recognising the links between various policy areas including poverty, Mental Health, employability, housing, and family support. We also need high quality and accessible services for children, young people and families,...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...role, covering children's rights and the UNCRC (click here for more), trauma-informed practice, Mental Health and much more. Plus, with 94% of participants in 2022/2023 describing the courses as "excellent", we are setting the industry standard...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

...done throughout my life which has involved helping others, whether it be those with disabilities, Mental Health difficulties or in my role as a support worker of older adults, many of whom were in their last days. Since undertaking the TLSW...


2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...2023, we also worked with more than 75 children and young people, musicians, youth workers and Mental Health professionals to deliver free Innovation Labs. Participants enjoyed live performances from pioneering orchestra Scottish Ensemble,...


Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All Arts report launches

...supports young people with disabilities, additional support needs, or other financial, social or Mental Health barriers to the arts to apply for funding for a range of arts activities, from ceramics and painting to music and dance. The report on...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...in their transition to adulthood Less homelessness Better research will be available about how Mental Health affects different groups of people Better support for people with addictions and more research on vaping Fewer hate crimes and young...


Plans, opportunities and offers: Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024

...  This meant the conference took another break in 2023 – although having delivered a successful Mental Health conference, Early Years conference and 30th Anniversary Networking event, the word ‘break’ might raise eyebrows in our Learning...


Mental Health report finds provision is failing to meet the needs of children and young people

... Mental Health report finds provision failing to meet needs of children and young people A major report published today on the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) warns that the current system is still geared towards specialist...


Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation Responding to today’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s new ten-year Mental Health Strategy, Children in Scotland’s...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

Equality of access, sustained investment, and a supported workforce: what we need from a national Mental Health strategy

...of access, sustained investment, and a supported workforce: what we need from a national Mental Health strategy 9 Sep 2022 These are among the recommendations made by Children in Scotland and members of its children and young...


Challenges of Mental Health and lockdown explored in Perth Living Museums exhibition

... Challenges of Mental Health and lockdown explored in new Perth Living Museums exhibition 6 September 2021 A new exhibition from young people involved in our Living Museums participation project has opened at Perth Museum. Members of the Perth...

accessibility heritage living museums lockdown Mental Health museums pandemic Participation

25 Calls response: Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform Mental Health outcomes for children

... Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform Mental Health outcomes for children 3 October 2019 Robust data on the Mental Health of young people with care experience could lead to action to radically improve their...


25 Calls response – The increasingly apparent gaps in Mental Health support and provision for young people highlights the chasm in Mental Health support for all

... Gaps in Mental Health provision for children highlight the chasm in Mental Health support for all 25 April 2019 Responding to Call 3 of our 25 Calls campaign, Michelle Lloyd, who has responsibility for Cyrenians’ Families and People...


25 Calls response: Transforming Mental Health support for young people must be about their real needs, not just symptoms and diagnosis

... Transforming Mental Health support for young people must be about their real needs, not just symptoms and diagnosis 18 March 2019 Responding to Call 3 of our 25 Calls campaign, which focuses on ensuring young people get access to mental...


Young people’s worsening Mental Health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear

... Young people’s worsening Mental Health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear 7 Nov 2018 Embargoed: 00:01 hours, Wednesday 7 November 2018 School bullying and mental...


First Minister challenged by young people on Mental Health support and Brexit aftermath

... First Minister challenged by young people on Mental Health and aftermath of Brexit 14 September 2018 The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has been questioned by young people from across Scotland about her government’s commitments on access...

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding Mental Health, but it’s getting better”

... Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding Mental Health, but it’s getting better” 17 May 2023 For Mental Health Awareness Week (May 15-21), Kara Brown, CEO of charity Tiny Changes, discusses some of the barriers faced by...


New Emerging Minds project will look at how live music could boost young people’s Mental Health

... New Emerging Minds project will examine how live music could boost young people’s Mental Health and wellbeing 5 February 2021 MEDIA RELEASE A unique multi-partner research project will examine evidence for the impact of live music...

Arts changing our world emerging minds Mental Health music research scottish ensemble stirling university Wellbeing

25 Calls response: Young people understand how being physically active can improve Mental Health. Let's learn from them

... Young people understand that being physically active can improve Mental Health. Let's learn from what they've told us 9 January 2020 Responding to Call 3 of our 25 Calls campaign and drawing on learning from their own work, Scottish Sports...


"We're not doing well enough on child Mental Health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland

... "We're not doing well enough on Mental Health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has told an audience of young people about ‘horrific’ comments on her social media channels, why...

Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

... ‘Get into Summer’ to make young people’s Mental Health and wellbeing a priority 21 June 2021 Children in Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s £20million ’Get into Summer’ funding package aimed at creating opportunities for...


Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

...will focus on the determinants of health inequalities, and drive forward our efforts to improve Mental Health and wellbeing”. From the WHO to The Lancet, commentators have been highlighting the need for community development as an essential...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

25 Calls response: We must invest in our urban green spaces if our young people are to live fun, healthy lives – and Scotland’s canals have a key role to play

25 Calls response: Want to ensure healthy lives on and offline? Act now to protect young people from gambling and gaming harms

...longer ignore the increasing body of literature showing the links between gambling-related harms, Mental Health and ACEs. Within a society that has normalised gambling, and with new forms of gambling and gambling-like games becoming available...


New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities

25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”
climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...highest deprivation, compared with 65% in the most affluent areas. Those living with a physical or Mental Health condition were also less likely to take part in clubs or activities out of school. Children in Scotland commissioned the research to...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government

Latest issue of Insight now available
care experienced people child poverty child rights Early years Education literacy Mental Health Wellbeing

School support staff shortage 'must be tackled'
Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support


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Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

... Our Conferences Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023 Children's Mental Health Conference Hub Tuesday, 30 May 2023 | Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, Edinburgh Digging Deeper: Intersectional approaches to inclusive mental...


Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

... Learning Children's Mental Health Conference Tuesday, 30 May 2023 |  Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, Edinburgh Digging Deeper: Intersectional approaches to inclusive Mental Health This conference will provide a platform for...


The picture of health

...are more likely to experience deprivation and poverty with an increased risk of emotional and Mental Health problems Preterm birth and low birthweight are crucial risk factors for premature death during infancy and are risk factors which...


Our Trainers & Speakers

...in safeguarding children from harm, she brings a unique blend of expertise as a registered Mental Health Nurse and Short Break Foster Carer. Fiona’s professional journey, coupled with personal commitment, underscores her deep...



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Mental Health in Scotland - a consultation with children aged 12 and under
attachment

...Report on our consultation with children aged 12 and under to ensure the 10-year vision for Mental Health in Scotland incorporates their...


Funding perinatal Mental Health services
post

... Magazine / News: Perinatal Mental Health services receive £1m funding boost Posted 31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

See Me launches school Mental Health campaign
post

... Magazine / News: Schools asked to change Mental Health approach, as stigma and issues rise Posted 14 June, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools A...

Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools

Embedding Mental Health interventions in school
post

...healthy places to be Posted 11 February, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Education Mental Health First launched in 2015, Children’s Mental Health Week shines a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s...

Education Mental Health

Tackling Mental Health stigma
post

... Magazine / News: Campaign makes tackling Mental Health stigma an issue for everyone  Posted 20 October 2021, by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing Mental Health See Me has launched a new campaign, See Us, to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Fresh warnings over child Mental Health pandemic
post

... Magazine / News: Fresh warnings over child Mental Health pandemic Posted 8 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond CAMHS Mental Health New figures published this week show the number of children and young...

CAMHS Mental Health

Call 3: All children and young people should have access to Mental Health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination
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... Call 3: All children and young people should have access to Mental Health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination By Changing our World, Children in Scotland's young people's advisory group,...


Consultation response: A Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Scotland (September 2022)
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...Children in Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's call for views on a. Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for...


Time to talk about Mental Health
post

... Magazine / Comment: It’s time to get talking about Mental Health Posted 27 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing Mental Health Ahead of Time to Talk Day on Thursday 2 February, Wendy Halliday...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open
post

...There's no choice July 28 2020 Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding Mental Health, but it’s getting better” May 17 2023 New app launched to help school leavers June 22 2023 Young people’s creative pursuits...

awards child health Healthcare

Scotland’s oral health gap widens
post

...delivering improvements in child oral health". Related content News: See Me launches school Mental Health campaign June 14, 2022 Comment: Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities Jan 25, 2023 Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s...

child health health inequalities Poverty

Young people’s health worsened by poor quality housing
post

... Magazine / Millions of young people’s physical and Mental Health worsened by poor quality housing, new research finds Posted 20.04.23 by Alice Hinds Children housing Poverty young people One in six young...

Children housing Poverty young people

Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities
post

...patients Jan 24, 2023 The family food shop in an ideal world Jan 18, 2023 Young men's Mental Health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 Government urged to take more action to address rising food insecurity...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Call 9: Ensure Scotland's next generation can lead active, healthy lives
post

...and social development as a result of both the negative impact on parental Mental Health and the ability adequate income provides to invest in a child’s development. One in four children in Scotland are currently living...


Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign
post

...harmfully addictive for children and young people, affecting everything from concentration and Mental Health to overall mood. The information campaign comes as a new Tobacco and Vaping Framework is published, setting out key actions to...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

New research with young cancer patients
post

...January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people The groundbreaking work will look to build a new evidence base of the...

cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Engaging marginalised young men
post

... Magazine / News: Young men's Mental Health and participation is the focus of new research Posted 11 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people A new two-year study led by Children...

boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people

Mindful countdown to Christmas launches today
post

...to Christmas launches today Posted 14 December, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond anxiety Mental Health mindfulness The 12 Days of Calm Christmas offers children and families daily mindfulness activities to cope with the busy...

anxiety Mental Health mindfulness

Action to support Anti-Bullying Week 2022
post

...15 November, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing respectme, Scotland’s national anti-bullying charity, has called for action to address bullying during this year’s...

bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing

It's time to deliver change in foster care
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...experienced Education foster care Health looked after children Mental Health A recent report has highlighted the unmet needs of young people in foster care, as well as the lack of support for foster...

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ADHD more likely for youngest in school year
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...be treated for ADHD Posted 6 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson ADHD Education Mental Health research School A new study has revealed that children who are younger in the school year are more likely to...

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Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’
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... Magazine / News: Scots encouraged to 'Keep the heid and read' for Mental Health Week Posted 10 May 2022, by Nina Joynson literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing Readers of all ages and abilities...

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Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers
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...carers Posted 22 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL Children's rights Mental Health Ahead of our webinar on the topic, Jennifer Lewis (pictured) talks us through some of the myths about caregiving roles and...

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'Young carers must remain a priority’
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...16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers On Young Carers Action Day 2022, Paul Traynor (pictured) highlights why increased support for young...

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Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
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...2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The Carers Trust has highlighted how a lack of support, coupled with a dramatic rise in time spent caring,...

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Young people present key issues to Government
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...change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC Young people across Scotland met today with the First Minister and her Cabinet in the sixth annual Cabinet...

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Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
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...experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the backdrop of stark statistics from Public Health Scotland on significant waiting lists for treatment from...

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Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year
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...named Children's Word of the Year Posted 18 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Mental Health Wellbeing 'Anxiety' is the Children’s Word of the Year 2021 according to research by Oxford University Press (OUP)....

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Specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people needed
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...10 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls for residential rehabilitation facilities for young people and improved access...

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No commitment on Scottish Child Payment
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...8 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has presented the legislative agenda and funding priorities of her government to...

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