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The government should specifically invest more into mental health in the first two years of life, Institute of Health Visiting has said.
A £1.5 million fund has been set up to help young people develop mental health support networks including online advice and workshops to help set them up, the government has announced.
Just a third of primary schools have an on-site counsellor, despite one in five children experiencing mental health problems before they reach 11 according to a new survey by charity Place2Be.
Mental health researchers in Australia have taken the concept of 'truth or dare' to create an app designed to build help-seeking behaviour and goal-setting skills.
A Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) report in June 2015 showed more than 107,000 prosecutions for violence in the year to April, "primarily" against women. In this guest blog independent early help and MASH Consultant Marisa de Jager considers the common theme of the use of the internet to contact potential victims and post indecent images and messages.
Watch video highlights from Dr Liz Greensheet at JFHC Professional Manchester, where she presents a seminar titled Life-long health starts with the 1st 1,000 days. It discusses the importance of breastfeeding during the first 1,000 days, the role of protein in long-term health and implications for formula development.