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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

ACEs are linked to long-term impacts on an individual’s health, wellbeing and life chances. A growing body of research is revealing the extent to which experiences and events during childhood, such as abuse, neglect and dysfunctional home environments, are associated with the development of a wide range of harmful behaviours including smoking, harmful alcohol use, […]

Risk and protective factors

The below diagram has been taken from ‘ The mental health of children and young people in England ‘ from Public Health England, which can be found here. For children with special educational needs or disability (SEND), these risk factors are much more likely to be present, with the protective factors more likely to be […]