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Blog: How can we help this country’s children become happier?

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Back in 2016 The Guardian[1] cited the following reasons as responsible for the impressive progress recorded in tackling past high levels of teenage pregnancies in this country: “political support at all levels, long-term commitment and changes to social norms”.

Success achieved in...

Blog: What do we really know about levels of homelessness in this country?

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Outreach work in the city of Birmingham has shown me that the effects of homelessness are malignant and often rapid.

When volunteering in a frontline organisation to provide food, support and advice to the homeless population, it became clear to me that those issues which may have led to...

Guest Blog: Brian Holman, Manager of Cambridge Cyrenians

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Guest blog: Brian Holman, Manager of Cambridge Cyrenians

Cambridge Cyrenians is a local charity which has been providing accommodation and support to homeless men and women for 50 years. We currently offer 101 bed spaces across 20 different schemes. This includes specialist accommodation for ex-...

Guest Blog: Undertaking a cost benefit analysis of Place2Be’s one-to-one counselling by Sarah Golden, Head of Evaluation, Place2Be

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Guest Blog: Undertaking a cost benefit analysis of Place2Be’s one-to-one counselling by Sarah Golden, Head of Evaluation, Place2Be A gap in our evidence

Place2Be is a children's mental health charity providing school-based support and in-depth training programmes to improve the emotional...

Guest Blog: Evaluating the value of our Speech Bubbles programme by Adam Annand, London Bubble Theatre Company

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Our Speech Bubbles programme delivers drama lessons in primary schools aimed at improving children’s communications skills, confidence and wellbeing. We know different things about our Speech Bubbles programme and the different things we know we know in different ways. There has been a process...

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