Access to children and young people’s mental health services: 2018 – Education Policy Institute

Report from the the Education Policy Institute considering the  state of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in England.  It finds: Referrals to child and adolescent mental health services have risen significantly in recent years. Some areas have lost early intervention services

NDTMS Themed Report Parental Status, 2007/08 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

According to the Hidden Harm report, there are estimated to be 250,000-350,000 children of problem drug users in the UK (ACMD, 2003). Only 37% of fathers and 64% of mothers with a drug problem still have their children living with

Addressing the needs of children of substance using parents: an evaluation of Families First’s Intensive Intervention: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

In response to Hidden Harm (ACMD, 2003), the government outlined its commitment to fund research identifying what types of services and interventions work with children of problem drug and alcohol users and their families (DfES, 2005). This evaluation of Families

Surveillance of Elevated Blood Lead in Children (SLiC) A British Paediatric Surveillance Unit analysis – Public Health England

The final report from a 2-year, active surveillance study of blood lead concentrations in children – known as Surveillance of Elevated Blood Lead in Children (SLiC) – which ran in the UK and Republic of Ireland from June 2010 to

Indicators of Children and Adults’ Healthy Weight in North West Local Authorities – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides a summary (for each of the North West local authorities) of 29 measures that have, or are considered to have, an established relationship to weight – covering key themes such as food and diet, physical activity, breastfeeding

Poverty in Scotland – Josephy Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis looking at poverty trends for families with children in Scotland, reflecting the commitments in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act to achieve substantial reductions by 2030. It highlights upcoming Scottish Government labour market strategies that have the potential to

Evaluation of the Youth Connect 5 Programme across Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Youth Connect 5 YC5) is a training programme funded by Champs Public Health Collaborative through Health Education England and delivered over an 18 month period by Merseyside Youth Association (MYA) that aims to improve children and young people’s resilience, emotional health and

Investigation and management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in schools: Guidance for PHE Centre Health Protection Teams – Public Health England

Guidance for local PHE Centre health protection teams about assessing and managing outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) in schools including: preparedness measures investigation of outbreaks response measures

Preventing violence through the development of safe, stable and nurturing relationships between children and their parents and caregivers – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing looks at the effectiveness of interventions that encourage safe, stable and nurturing relationships for preventing child maltreatment and aggressive behaviour in childhood. The focus is on primary prevention programmes, those that are implemented early enough to avoid the

Preventing violence by developing life skills in children and adolescents – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Every day, worldwide, an estimated 227 children and youths (age 0–19 years) die as a result of interpersonal violence, and for each death many more are hospitalized with injuries. Poor social skills, low academic achievement, impulsiveness, truancy and poverty are among the factors

Preventing violence by reducing the availability and harmful use of alcohol – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

  Harmful use of alcohol is a major contributor to violence. Studies have shown that violence can be cut by reducing the availability of alcohol through regulating sales outlets and hours and prices; by providing brief interventions and longer-term treatment for problem drinkers;

Guns, knives and pesticides: reducing access to lethal means – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Homicide and suicide claim 600 000 and 844 000 human lives respectively, each year worldwide. This comes at a terrible cost to society – psychological and financial – and inhibits progress towards all eight of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals. This carnage

Promoting gender equality to prevent violence against women – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The relationship between gender and violence is complex. Evidence suggests, however, that gender inequalities increase the risk of violence by men against women and inhibit the ability of those affected to seek protection. There are many forms of violence against women; this briefing

Changing cultural and social norms that support violence – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Rules or expectations of behaviour – norms – within a cultural or social group can encourage violence. Interventions that challenge cultural and social norms supportive of violence can prevent acts of violence and have been widely used. This briefing describes how cultural and

Reducing violence through victim identification, care and support programmes – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

One of eight briefings in the Violence Prevention: The Evidence series produced by WHO and the Centre for Public Health. The series summarises the evidence for interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence, providing clear directions for how violence prevention

Violence prevention: the evidence: Overview – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Violence Prevention: The Evidence is a series of eight briefings produced by WHO and the Centre for Public Health. The series summarises the evidence for interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence. This document provides an overview of the seven

Evaluation of Wirral Life Education Centre on the health and wellbeing of primary school children – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

An evaluation of a national charity working locally with primary schools, parents and carers, and others in the community to help children make healthy choices.