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26th May, 2016

Adopted Children and young people and care leavers were mentioned in the Queen’s speech last week, with a promised Children and Social Work Bill:“A Bill will be introduced to ensure that... More

26th May, 2016

Sky News has reported that parents whose children have been sectioned under the Mental Health Act are taking legal action to get their children treated closer to home.Shockingly, 165 children with... More

26th May, 2016

Disturbing survey results concerning trends GPs have witnessed in the rise of mental health issues in young patients has been released by stem 4, a charity that works to prevent mental... More

25th May, 2016

Minister Confirms Dedicated Children and Young People’s Mental Health Team in GovernmentIn answer to a question from Shadow Mental Health Minister Luciana Berger MP, Social Care Minister Rt Hon... More

9th May, 2016

Invisible Suffering – Unite Mental Health Round Table event with Shadow Minister for Mental HealthACP and Unite union member, Selina Perocevic and Media and Comms lead, Alison Roy... More

7th May, 2016

ACP member Sarah Sutton attended an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Penal Affairs and the APPG for Children, on behalf of the ACP, looking at the Review of the Youth Justice... More

2nd May, 2016

Parents due to take children out of school in SATs pupils' strike protest over 'stressful' exams According to a news report in the Independent, British children are '... More

27th April, 2016

ACP Chair, Heather Stewart, Media and Communications lead, Alison Roy and Senior Practitioner social worker, Jane Drew, accompanied Six adopted young people from Sussex and one from Birmingham,... More

27th April, 2016

 The report by the Education Committee on the mental health and well-being of looked after children is publshed today, revealing how vulnerable children in care continue to be turned away... More

21st April, 2016

ACP member Miranda Passey gave advice to this week's Problem solved Guardian Column. An adult daughter had written in about her 83-year-old father who she described as a... More

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