Academics at University College London, Imperial College London, University of Exeter and the Nuffield Trust have found that the proportion of children and young people saying they have a mental health condition has grown six fold in England over two decades.
Co-author of new research today that shows a rise in children and young people with a long-standing mental health condition, Dougal Hargreaves looks at the possible reasons behind it and what the response should be.
After years of progress, in March we reported that health outcomes for babies and young children in the UK are stalling in several key areas. In a guest blog, paediatrician Dr Lizzie Wortley shares her frustrations about it. What can she and others do to improve matters?