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Implementation and engagement: improving policy and school experience for young people

26 July 2023

The Implementation and Engagement Board (IEB) met to discuss ongoing research projects at the Wolfson Centre and a review of school and community-based counselling services.

Summer school 2023 in youth mental health a huge success

20 July 2023

The Wolfson summer school attracted over 80 participants who joined from around the world, with 23 different countries represented.

Wolfson Centre researcher aims to better understand the link between ADHD and depression in young people

15 July 2023

Researchers at Cardiff University, are undertaking a new research project, led by Dr Lucy Riglin, called “How and why does ADHD lead to depression in young people?”

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New study shows rise in emotional problems in young people across generations

6 June 2023

A new Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health study led by Dr Jessica Armitage has revealed a concerning trend in the mental well-being of young people.

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Wolfson Centre Researcher involved in new WHO guidelines to prevent children maltreatment

20 April 2023

Wolfson Centre researcher Yulia Shenderovich has been involved in conducting a series of literature reviews to inform World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

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Wolfson Centre board reviews counselling service provision for young people and new digital wellbeing support project

27 January 2023

Wolfson IEB meets to discuss current mental health provision for young people in Wales and a digital wellbeing support project.

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Practitioner review examines the importance of understanding depression in young people with neurodevelopmental disorders

15 September 2022

Researchers have undertaken a review aimed at clinicians, which explores the latest findings on depression in young people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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Seminar paper examines the rise of depression in young people

12 August 2022

Researchers from the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health have collaborated with international partners to produce an in-depth analysis of major depressive disorder in adolescents.

Children who started secondary school in 2021 were more likely to report elevated symptoms of depression, analysis shows

2 August 2022

Findings based on responses to two large national surveys of young people in Wales

Screenshot of attendees from the Wolfson Centre's first virtual Summer School

‘Fascinating’ inaugural summer school reaches global audience

29 July 2022

The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health held its first virtual summer school for students from around the world and has received positive feedback from attendees.