27th November, 2014

There are “serious and deeply ingrained problems” with the commissioning and delivery of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), MPs have found.A report published today by... More

21st October, 2014

Mental health problems in pregnancy and new mothers is costing society more than £8 billion, according to a new report released today by the London School of Economics and Centre for Mental... More

20th October, 2014

Child witnesses of domestic violence are being given inadequate support, or in some cases none at all, the BBC reports today. It tells the story of a mother-of-two in Essex who fled her abusive... More

14th October, 2014

A new report published by charity Action for Children says the emotional needs of children who have been in care are not being well looked after. The study, Too Much Too Young, suggests issues... More

7th October, 2014

The ACP's UNITE representatives are keen for members to be aware of two important forthcoming events this month. Following a recent ballot of members, UNITE - together with other unions - is... More

6th October, 2014

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has begun work on a new guideline entitled Sexually harmful behaviour among young people.It aims to help health, education, children's... More

30th September, 2014

This month two ACP members - Stuart Hannah and Ryan Lowe - contributed their time and expertise to respond to real-life scenarios featured in the Guardian's Problem Solved page. In the first case... More

23rd September, 2014

The We Need to Talk coalition, which lists the ACP among its members, has this month published its new manifesto calling on the next government to provide better access to psychological therapies for... More

16th September, 2014

ACP member Georgina Taylor contributed her expert opinion to a real-life scenario in the Guardian's Problem Solved column concerning a boy who had lost interest in life. His parents contacted the... More

14th May, 2013

Child and adolescent psychotherapist Dorothy Judd gave her expert opinion to a real life scenario featured in last week's Problem Solved column in the Guardian. A reader had wrote in asking for... More


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