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We focus on bridging the gap between rigorous research and best practice relating to children's mental health. We hold a body of knowledge and act as information hub for sharing best practice to benefit all of those who work with children. Visit our website (https://www.acamh.org/) for a host of free evidence-based mental health resources.

Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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    • 4.7, 11 Ratings

We focus on bridging the gap between rigorous research and best practice relating to children's mental health. We hold a body of knowledge and act as information hub for sharing best practice to benefit all of those who work with children. Visit our website (https://www.acamh.org/) for a host of free evidence-based mental health resources.

    6: Food Sensitivities and Proclivities – Episode 6 ‘Autism, a parents guide’ with Dr. Vicki Ford

    6: Food Sensitivities and Proclivities – Episode 6 ‘Autism, a parents guide’ with Dr. Vicki Ford

    Episode 6 with Dr. Vicki Ford looks at food sensitivities and proclivities, how to build a healthy relationship with food whilst understanding the challenges for many autistic children.

    • 52 min
    In Conversation... Prof Argyris Stringaris

    In Conversation... Prof Argyris Stringaris

    Argyris' exiting research includes the effects of experience on mood and machine learning and bio-statistics discussed in this JCPP editorial. He also talks about The CoRonavIruS Health Impact Survey (CRISIS) an international project he's involved in to understand the coronavirus' impact on mental health.

    • 42 min
    In Conversation... Mia Eisenstadt

    In Conversation... Mia Eisenstadt

    Mia Eisenstadt discusses her current research on the stressors, risk and protective factors for mental health and wellbeing, how research informs mental health interventions and the important role of self care during the COVID-19 lockdown. She also expands on her work with HeadStart emphasising the importance of involving young people in research, decision making and campaigning.

    • 33 min
    In Conversation... Dr Farhana Mann on Loneliness

    In Conversation... Dr Farhana Mann on Loneliness

    Dr Farhana Mann gives a general overview of the landscape of loneliness and it impacts on children and young people.
    As an inherently social species, the two discuss how a lack positive social relationships can be potentially harmful, the impacts it has on psychical and mental health, research showing a higher rate of loneliness in areas of deprivation and the need for research to be conducted in younger populations.

    • 24 min
    5: Recognising mental health issues – Episode 5 ‘Autism, a parents guide’ with Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian

    5: Recognising mental health issues – Episode 5 ‘Autism, a parents guide’ with Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian

    Ann discusses anxiety in autistic children and young people, why mental health issues often go untreated and if depression presents differently in autism.

    • 17 min
    In Conversation... Prof Elaine Fox

    In Conversation... Prof Elaine Fox

    Professor Fox discusses the risk and preventative factors around mental health including the role of resilience, cognitive and effective flexibility, memory bias and negative bias. Also covered is her role in UKRI's Mental Health Research Matters network aiming to use multi-disciplinary approaches and encourage a national conversation on mental health.

    • 39 min

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Shalls22 ,

Great info

I’d just like to add our son was diagnosed at the centre for FASD in Ipswich, England. With Dr Cassie Jackson. There is a huge wait for the Surrey clinic which delays a much needed diagnosis, ours has helped our son so much, he is 8.

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