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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill ‘must put children at its heart’

Monday 22 October 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children responds to Home Affairs Committee report on domestic abuse.

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One third of teenagers need help with their mental health

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Thursday 18 October 2018 / Press release

First ever UK-wide ‘early help’ school programme for teenage depression has 70 per cent success rate.

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One third of 15 to 18-year-olds are suffering from mental health issues

Wednesday 17 October 2018 / Press release, Campaigns
Girl on steps BLUES PROGRAMME

From speaking to over 5000 young people across the UK, we found that 33% needed mental health support

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See our response to today's NAO Report.

Tuesday 09 October 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children believes that today's NAO report shows a real lack of progress on children's mental health services.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
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Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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