New research has suggested that nearly four times the number of new dads are likely to be affected by post-natal depression as new mums.
Analysis by the Early Intervention Foundation has found that picking up the pieces from damaging social problems affecting children and young people such as mental health problems, going into care, unemployment and youth crime, costs the Government almost £17bn a year.
The Children and Families Minister has said the government will encourage social work reform and innovation to help improve protection of vulnerable children after NSPCC figures revealed the number of contacts to their helpline has increase 228% in 5 years.
The NSPCC has called for the government not just to focus on child protection in moments of crisis after suggesting that we have reached a "watershed moment in the fight to end child abuse".
New research has suggested that strong associations exist between mental illness in young people, ‘everyday’ social problems and disadvantage.
With the recent media coverage of sunburn, the increasing incidence of skin cancer and the concerns regarding vitamin D deficiency and rickets, we have produced a special supplement to provide a timely update specifically looking at sun-related issues. This supplement is free to access for all JFH subscribers.
In this guest blog from www.fix.com, Kristina Duda provides some fun flu facts and tips.
School nurses have become the unlikely drivers of a communications revolution in Leicestershire with a mobile app aimed at children and young people. JFH editorial director Andrew Chilvers reports.
Watch highlights of Carmel McConnell's seminar from the first JFHC Professional event of 2015 on the secret to effective partnership working. The founder of Magic Breakfast explored how a strong network of corporate partners, individuals and schools helps Magic Breakfast give over 8,500 children the best start to the day.