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Ignoring Adverse Childhood Experiences Doesn’t Help

Ignoring Adverse Childhood Experiences doesn’t help children to process the trauma they have experienced despite what some parents believe in terms of ‘brushing it under the carpet and moving on’ It may seem counter-intuitive to parents who are used to telling their children to ‘pick themselves up, and dust themselves down’ but children also need time to process the experience they have just been through. … Continue reading Ignoring Adverse Childhood Experiences Doesn’t Help

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Young People’s Mental Health affecting Grandparents sleep

A third of grandparents say that mental health is their biggest fear for their grandchildren and half of parents surveyed by Mind said that they fear that their children’s mental health has worsened through the Covid-19 pandemic. Mental health is one of the primary concerns of parents and grandparents with only one in five grandparents believing the UK government is doing enough to support young … Continue reading Young People’s Mental Health affecting Grandparents sleep

How Mental Health affects Education

The impact of mental health challenges in children and young people can affect their education as well as their day-to-day lives. We know that poor mental health can be debilitating on a daily basis and can prevent us from taking part in society, work, and social activities. When you add this to adolescence, it can compound the feelings and experiences that are already hard when … Continue reading How Mental Health affects Education