PHE Mental Health Summit 2020

by Zoe Maggs About the event Public Health England’s (PHE) Mental Health Summit 2020 aimed to bring together major leads working in mental health both nationally and locally, to check-in on developments and opportunities for improving public mental… Read More

30 years of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

We asked the two AYPH Youth Advisers on our We’re All Right project to share their thoughts about the state of young people’s rights in 2019 and how they think we should improve it. Today marks the 30th… Read More

Using DALYs to understand young people’s health

In conjunction with our joint report with the Nuffield Trust on International Comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolesence and early adulthood, AYPH Research Lead Dr Ann Hagell and Dr Ronny Cheung from the Nuffield Trust have written… Read More

Sound the alarm: we must improve our young people’s health services

Alongside our new joint report with the Nuffield Trust on the health outcomes for 10-24 year olds in the UK, Emma Rigby (AYPH), Nigel Edwards (Nuffield Trust) and Professor Russell Viner (RCPCH) argue that the services we are… Read More

What’s in the new NHS Long Term Plan that is directly relevant to young people’s health?

The new NHS Long Term Plan has been published and sets out new commitments for action to improve the nation’s health outcomes. AYPH has created a briefing to share our first impressions of the particular proposals that may… Read More

Briefing on mental health prevalence findings for 11-19 year olds

NHS Digital have released new data on trends in children and young people’s mental health in England. The survey follows two previous versions undertaken in 1999 and 2004. Information was collected from 9,117 children and young people between… Read More

Reasons to be sober

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We’ve known for a long time that drinking is going down in young people. New analyses of data from the latest wave of the Health Survey for England have today confirmed the pattern again for 16-25 year olds…. Read More