Young people and Covid-19: where are we up to?

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Recognising the tyranny of the mean, worrying about the exacerbation of health inequalities, and watching out for the slow-burn effects:  what we learned from summarising the evidence on the impact of Covid-19 on young people.  AYPH’s Research Lead,… Read More

The Impact of COVID on Young People

In November AYPH held a webinar exploring what the evidence is telling us about how the pandemic and lockdown are affecting young people. The webinar looked at the challenges the virus poses for young people, the impact of… Read More

“Digital by default” or digital divide? Virtual healthcare consultations with young people 10 – 25 years

Although the move to more digital consultations may have some positive outcomes for young people’s health, it may also create some issues.  Digital medical consultations may not suit all.  We need to ensure that provision is driven by… Read More

Psychosocial groups for young survivors of sexual abuse: worth the risk?

by Jeremy Sachs & Lindsay Starbuck Quotes used throughout this blog are from young people who participated in AYPH’s Be Healthy project.  A key distinction in a child or young person’s experience of a sexual trauma as opposed to a… Read More

No excuse to forget about young people’s rights

Amy, one of the Youth Advisers on our We’re All Right project explains why it’s so important to uphold all young people’s rights at this crucial moment. Content note: mental health and suicide A pandemic is no excuse… Read More

NICEimpact: Children and Young People’s Healthcare

NICEimpact: Children and young people’s Healthcare Published by NICE, June 2020 Since 2004, NICE has published an extensive suite of guidance and advice on children and young people, including 72 guidelines.  In June 2020 they published an impact… Read More

Are we oversimplifying our conversation about self-care and mental health?

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Jeremy Sachs is Project Manager for Practitioners at AYPH – he is also a group work facilitator with Survivors UK providing therapeutic group work for survivors of sexual trauma.  Having worked in a wide range of settings and… Read More

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