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Wolfson Centre for Young People's Mental Health

We are a dedicated interdisciplinary research centre focusing on reducing anxiety and depression in young people.

We use our research expertise to focus on understanding the causes of adolescent mental health problems that can inform new effective ways to offer practical help to young people.

We bring together world-leading researchers to focus on reducing anxiety and depression in young people.

Our ambition is for our research and scientific discoveries to rapidly inform policy and practice in the field of youth anxiety and depression.

Choose to study here and you'll become part of a thriving research community supported by our world-class researchers.

We have a range of resources for young people and their families, as well as healthcare professionals, policymakers, and researchers.

Latest news

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Young people review counselling services resource

5 May 2022

The Wolfson Centre Youth Advisors offer feedback on a new resource to share information on counselling services in Wales.

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Senior Research Leaders announced by Heath and Care Research Wales

29 April 2022

A cohort of talented academics from SPARK are among a list of Senior Research Leaders announced by Health and Care Research Wales, including a professor from the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health.

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Academic and community collaboration creates resources for families affected by war

12 April 2022

A senior lecturer from the Wolfson Centre has worked with Oxford University to create parenting advice resources for families in humanitarian crises.