The possible effects of screen time and social media on children’s mental health are much in the news at the moment. But the mental health of the youngest in our society is complex and can be affected by many factors. To mark Children’s Mental Health Week and Time To Talk Day, Tim Vizard explains how ONS is working to improve the evidence base.Read more on Children’s Mental Health: Understanding the issues
One in eight children and young people in England now experience difficulties with their mental health . The figures are contained in new estimates by NHS Digital in collaboration with ONS and NatCen Social Research. Tim Vizard summarises the findings.Read more on Mental health disorders among the young continue to increase
In February we marked Children’s Mental Health Week – a week dedicated to equipping children with the tools to maintain good…Read more on Mental Health – how are children and young people affected?