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The Rees Centre – Coronavirus: Children and Young People’s Mental Health

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Article from NSPCC Learning’s CASPAR (Current awareness for policy, practice and research)

The Rees Centre reports on the latest findings from the Co-SPACE study tracking children and young people’s mental health throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The report finds that for participating primary school aged children behavioural, emotional, and restless/attentional difficulties have generally decreased from July, throughout the summer holidays, and as children returned to school in September.

Read the news story: Return to school sees improvement in children’s mental health
Read the report: Changes in children mental health symptoms from March to October 2020