Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing: Review of Intelligence and Evidence: Promoting resilience, prevention and early intervention in Cheshire & Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This interim report looks at what can be done to promote resilience, prevention and early intervention in the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.  The aims of the report are: to provide updated information and data of local

Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on health-harming behaviours in the Welsh adult population – Public Health Wales

This report is one in a series of reports examining the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the Welsh adult population and their impact on health and well-being across the life course. Substantial proportions of the Welsh population reported

The Case for Change: Evidence based interventions for public health and the health and social care system across Liverpool City Region – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Action is needed to reduce the impact of chronic disease on the people and communities in the Liverpool City Region (covering the local authorities of Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral). This report, Case for Change, aims to

Building resilience and emotional wellbeing in children and young people: Evaluation of the Youth Connect 5 Programme across Cheshire and Merseyside – Executive Summary

This evaluation report describes the Youth Connect 5 programme and its effectiveness. The report aims to determine if the Youth Connect 5 train the trainer programme has good outcomes for children, young people and their families and to explore whether

A Health Needs Assessment for Children and Adults with Neurodevelopmental Conditions in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

A rapid health needs assessment for children and adults with neurodevelopmental conditions including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). This report includes a review of the literature which details: risk factors, prevalence estimates and a summary

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: Summary: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 91) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 90) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Health needs assessment of young offenders in the youth justice system on Merseyside: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 92) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

Health needs assessment that covers Liverpool, , Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, Wirral and Halton. It includes a detailed description of the young offender population, both nationally and on Merseyside, and a brief review of relevant literature, as well as interviews

Transforming Mental Health Provision for Children and Young People Summary findings of consultation events with children’s sector practitioners and parents – National Children’s Bureau

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  The focus group consisted of over 80 participants

Consultations with young people on the green paper Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – Youth Access

Report of the Youth Access focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.

Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals – Young Minds

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  Key issues identified by the focus group were:

Rapid Evidence Review Series: Effective pathway from child to adult mental health services: (LPHO Report Series, number 102: Rapid Evidence Review Series, number 5) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Although there is evidence that young people aged 12-25 years have the highest levels of mental illness across the lifespan, access to mental health services is the poorest of all age groups. This rapid evidence review presents the evidence of

Dental Health Needs Assessment for Cheshire: (LPHO Report series number 105) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Looks at service provision for dental health in children and adults was investigated, with the aim of highlighting any gaps and inequalities based on the new dental contract. A set of evidence based recommendations were drawn up for local commissioners

Dental Health Needs Assessment for Cheshire: (LPHO Report series number 104) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Looks at service provision for dental health in children and adults was investigated, with the aim of highlighting any gaps and inequalities based on the new dental contract. A set of evidence based recommendations were drawn up for local commissioners

Estimates of the number of children who live with opiate users, England 2014/15 – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report summarises the latest results from a project to estimate the number of children who live with opiate users, England 2014/15.

Understanding the impact of the Widnes Vikings Game Changer programme – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The role of the voluntary and community sector in delivering activities to reduce inequalities has been recognised within recent public health policy and practice. This asset-based approach builds on the 2010 Public Health White Paper ‘Healthy Lives, Healthy People’ (DH,

Case for Change: Self-harm in children and young people – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Report on self-harm, covering children and young people aged 5-24 years in the 9 local authority areas in Cheshire and Merseyside. The report includes a review of relevant literature on self-harm, available local and national data, an overview of the

Is it all smoke without fire? Welsh Primary School Children’s Perceptions of Electronic Cigarettes

The increasing popularity and rapid growth of electronic cigarettes has raised considerable concern about their impact on children and young people. Concerns relate to electronic cigarettes acting as a potential gateway to tobacco smoking for young never-smokers, increased experimentation leading

Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children – HM Government

This 2018 version replaces the 2015 version. The transitional guidance helps explain how to move to the newrrangements. The statutory framework sets out the legislation relevant to safeguarding and it should be read alongside the statutory guidance. Statutory guidance is

Government Response to the First Joint Report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees of Session 2017-19 on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: A Green Paper – Department of Health and Social Care and Department for Education

Government response to the joint report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees on ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper’. It also gives the Governments response to the consultation on the Green Paper. This consultation