Below are our latest public statements and publications. You can search our full range of briefings, responses to government consultations, press releases, photos and other information, by using the categories on the left.
Dr Pooky Knightsmith elected Vice Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition13 October 2016,
The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition is delighted to announce the election of Dr Pooky Knightsmith as its new Vice Chair. Dr Knightsmith, a renowned campaigner for children’s mental health, directs the children, young people and schools programme at the Charlie Waller Memorial...
There is Still Time for Transformation Plans to Deliver the Ambitions of ‘Future in Mind’2 September 2016,
Such is the variation in children’s and young people’s mental health services that it doesn’t come as a surprise some areas have robust plans, whereas others need further work. The criteria used by the Education Policy Institute to review local transformation plans was quite rigorous. While that is...
The Fight Against Childhood Obesity Is A Battle For Minds as Well as Bodies25 August 2016,
Read Prof Dame Sue Bailey's Huffington Post blog about the mental health aspects of obesity following publication of the Government's Obesity Strategy. Click here to read the blog.
Prince Harry's Admission that he didn't Talk about his Mother's Death is a Stark reminder of the Emotional Trauma Many Children Deal with in Silence28 July 2016,
Read Prof Dame Sue Bailey's Huffington Post Blog about the traumas that children and young people face, and the need to provide appropriate mental health support. Click here to read the blog.
Early Intervention is the Key to Creating a Sustainable Health and Social Care System15 July 2016,
As a new government is formed during the month that marks the founding of the NHS in 1948, the debate continues about how we can continue to finance first rate health and social care for those that need it. A debate that sees people giving sage nods to the importance of sustainability across...
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition announced as Charity Times Awards finalist14 July 2016,
It has been announced that the Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Coalition (CYPMH) has been shortlisted for the Cross Sector Partnership of the Year award, part of the Charity Times Awards. Zurich Community Trust has played an integral role in the birth of the Coalition, a group of over 100...
For the Sake of the Wellbeing of Children and Young People, Adults now Need to Show Leadership in the Wake of Brexit1 July 2016,
Read Prof Dame Sue Bailey's Huffington Post blog about supporting children and young people's worries and anxieties following the vote to leave the EU. Follow this link to read the blog - http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/prof-dame-sue-bailey/for-the-sake-of-the...
Building Resilience20 June 2016,
Letter from our Chair, Prof Dame Sue Bailey to Times - published 18th June 2016 Sir, When it comes to promoting the emotional development of children and young people, David Aaronovitch is right to warn against “making crises out of challenges” (“The kids are all right so give parents a break”,...
Invest Today for a Better Tomorrow9 June 2016,
This leaflet gives an overview of the Children & Young People's Mental Health Coalition - our vision, aims, priorities and some key achievements. Download our leaflet by clicking on this link
If we are serious about preventing suicide in children and young people we would prioritise their mental health and wellbeing7 June 2016,
Read Prof Dame Sue Bailey's Huffington Post blog about the importance of promoting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing in order to prevent suicide. Click here to read the blog.