Useful Information and Links 


Guidance on Talking to Children About Major Incidents

The Childhood Bereavement Network has brought together advice for talking to chidlren and young people about the attack, and where to get further support - click here

When a major incident such as a terrorist attack or a disaster such as the fire in Grenfell Towers happens, many children and young people are profoundly affected. The Childhood Bereavement Network has produced advice for talking to young people - Click here 


Children and Domestic Abuse

Rise in Children affected by Domestic Abuse - Click here 


Children with Additional Needs

I CAN are calling for evidence as part of their reflection on the Speech Language and Communication Needs sector 10 years on from the Bercow review -  Click here

Disabled Children's Partnership

Last month saw the launch of the Disabled Children’s Partnership – a consortium of nearly 50 organisations, campaigning for disabled children across England. Click here


Experiences of Education Health & Care Plans - Click here

Early Education helps both language and emotional development - Click here



A resource looking at how projects are effectively tackling childhood obesity and how cross-agency working can help - Click here

Report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health listing 25 measures of the health of the UK children - Click here

Guidance on how Integrated Personal Commissioning can transform the way services provide support through five key shifts - Click here

Link Between Poor Housing and Health Risks for Children

New research from NCB identifies examples of local authority practice that can lessen the impact of poor housing on children's health - Click here


Mental Health

Training at Young Minds

Our open access training is open to individuals and groups, throughout the year. Topics include Teens, Turmoil and Transition, Self Harm, and ADHD - Click here

Mental Health News Round-Up

Our round up of June's key mental health news stories, affecting children and young people. Click here

Childhood Adveristy, Substance Abuse and Young People's Mental Health - Click here

Making Young Minds Matter; Reshaping Support Services for Young People in the New Parliament report commissioned by Barnardos Click here to read

21% Rise in Counselling About Exam Results from NSPCC Click here to read 

NCS to Include Mental Health Awareness Course Thousands of teenagers will receive additional support to improve their mental health as part of a new youth initiative, the Prime Minister announced on 17 August. Click here to read

The Good Childhood Report 2017 - The Children's Society's latest Good Childhood Report shows that young people's happiness is at its lowest level since 2010, and says 'Government cuts are having a devastating impact on children.' Click here to read

Online Safety

Supporting care leavers: young people's own research - Click here

Children's Safety on the Internet - Click here