This academic unit is part of University College London (UCL) and the Anna Freud Centre. It develops and disseminates information on the latest research about children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Current e-learning modules draw on the learning of the CAMHS Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC) and the work in Hertfordshire NHS Trust. Go to the CAMHS EBPU website.
CORC is a membership organisation of mental health specialists working in services for young people, from across the UK and beyond. It offers research and free training to members. Go to the CORC website.
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, CYPMHC brings together leading charities to campaign jointly on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. Its focus is on public mental health services for adolescents in England. CYPMHC produce policy briefings and it is actively involved in key government consultations on adolescent mental health. Go to the CYPMHC website.
This is a searchable public database, listing projects being carried out by NHS organisations across the UK. Go to the Clinical Research Network website.
This DH and NHS project offers national, quality assured online and distance training for healthcare professions. It covers a range of relevant subject areas including a learning module on safeguarding young people. Go to the e-LfH website.
Developed by government regulator Healthcare Improvement Scotland, this toolkit is primarily for service providers working within, or in partnership with mental health services in Scotland. The site offers national standards and their evidence base along with contacts, practical help and resources. Go to the ICP Toolkit website.
This is a membership group for NHS-funded mental health and learning disability service providers in England. MHN works to promote excellence in mental health services, and the importance of good mental health. Its website offers news, events and other resources including members' briefings, reports and factsheets. Go the MHN website.
Part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), MHRN recruits people who use and work for NHS services to help in research studies carried out in England. Run by the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London and the University of Manchester, MHRN works with around 60 NHS trusts to help them recruit participants for research projects. Go to the MHRN website.
A toolkit that will help professionals encourage children and young people to improve their emotional wellbeing. It gives information, ideas and activities to help promote positive mental health and includes activities and videos on topics including mindfulness and confidence. Go to the Hands On Scotland website.
Charity and membership forum that supports those working to improve young people’s health and well-being by sharing learning and best practice. Resources are developing, thanks to DH funding, and AYPH is now working on content with ChiMat. AYPH charges a membership fee and only members can access some of its valuable resources. Go to the AYPH website.
NCB is a national charity, supporting children, young people and families and those who work with them. Although covering all aspects and issues affecting children, NCB does offer a wealth of information on mental health, including current thinking and policy. It is a key player in some key government projects, including the proposed training e-portal for mental health professionals. Go to the NCB website.
A charity that works with a range of organisations to support and improve services for young people and those working with young people, particularly those who are hard to reach. Go to the National Youth Agency website.
The UK's largest mental health charity to provide NHS care for people also runs a research centre, St Andrew’s Academic Centre, in partnership with the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. This researches mental illness, learning disability, neurodegenerative disorders and brain injury. Exempt from joining the NHS, St Andrew's is a charity. Go to St Andrew’s Healthcare website.
This UK charity is committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. It is involved in a number of important UK initiatives, including working on research projects and developing new policy. It is a key player in some key government projects, including the proposed training e-portal for mental health professionals. Go to the YoungMinds website.
YPHSIG aims to raise the profile of young people's health and promote the development of high quality health services for young people in the UK. Go to the YPHSIG website.
Membership organisation that promotes psychotherapy, and offers its members research, news and events. Go to the UKCP website.
Child and Family Training is a training organisation that has developed a range of evidence-based assessment tools with associated training programmes to assist practitioners and clinicians using the Assessment Framework. These assessment tools are recommended in a range of government policy and guidance and procedures relating to children and families. Go to the Child and Family Training website.
A directory of counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK. Go to the Counselling Directory website.
Established in 1980, the Priory Group is Europe's leading independent provider of acute mental health care, secure and step down services, specialist education, complex care and neuro-rehabilitation services, fostering and care homes. Go to the Priory website.
The Foundation for Professionals in Services to Adolescents (FPSA) offers funding for relevant courses, conferences and training. Find out who can apply now. FPSA do not provide retrospective funding, if you have already paid for a course, training or conference you cannot apply for funding. Please check the deadlines for applications before you submit.Apply now