Cam's Den launch at Carlton Primary School25 October ,2010
On Thursday 21st October the communications team and other members of staff involved with the Cam's Den website project visited Carlton Primary School for a launch event to mark the end of a two-year project to create an emotional wellbeing website for children in Camden.Read more
The site is designed to introduce mental health education to children aged 7-10 years, providing them with a fun and safe environment in which they can learn more about emotional issues and develop robust coping skills at an important stage in their mental development. Other key goals of the website include improving awareness about mental health for young people, clarifying what actually happens at a clinic appointment and attempting to tackle the stigma that still surrounds mental health issues.
Community Care: a joint approach to parental drug misuse14 October ,2010
Community Care magazine reports on the lack of joined up working in adult mental health services and social care, which can prevent parents with substance abuse problems from getting the help they need to overcome their difficulties.
Judge Nicholas Crichton is quoted discussing the importance of early intervention in family substance abuse cases, and emphasising the need for joined up working and consistent monitoring and court visits, which are integral parts of the Family Drug and Alcohol Service.Read more
East Barnet Press: Young Person's Drug and Alcohol Service10 October ,2010
The East Barnet Press reports on the relocation of our Young Person's Drug and Alcohol Service (YPDAS) to new premises on Crescent Road, East Barnet.Read more
Radio 4: 'You and Yours' show5 October ,2010
Consultant Child and Educational Psychologist Laverne Antrobus was interviewed about the impact of divorce on children and their families as part of a live Radio 4 programme.Read more
Young Minds: anti-social behavioural orders1 October ,2010
Child and adolescent psychotherapist Yael Witkon, from our intensive family intervention team (part of the Tavistock-Haringey Service), comments in Young Minds magazine.Read more