Families are critical to young people’s health. We’re interested in finding out more about the role they play, and in how to support them to help their young people achieve the best possible health outcomes.
Help for parents
A website full of resources for parents and carers supporting young people with their mental health.
Themes from engagement work with young people and families about their experiences of living with excess weight.
Excess weight scoping review
The experiences of young people and their families affected by excess weight.
Themes from engagement work with children, young people and families about chronic asthma management and care.
Asthma Scoping Review
Young people and families’ experiences of chronic asthma management and care.
Rethinking support for parents & carers
for the parents and carers of young
people with mental health
There for you
Results of a survey on the role of parents in supporting young people with mental health problems which identifies emerging messages for improving information and support.
Caring for a young person with mental health problems is one of the most stressful things a parent can do. AYPH’s Ann Hagell presents the headline findings from an evaluation of Rollercoaster...
Young people and their families living with excess weight experience huge stigma and judgement. As the NHS delivers new clinics for excess weight we are delighted to share the results of work with...
Jeremy Sachs and Emma Rigby, Association for Young People’s Health How do young people feel about the way their asthma is managed? What kind of information works best for them and what services and...
In our new briefing, AYPH’s Ann Hagell and our colleague James Kenrick pulled together some key messages about improving support for parents and carers of young people with mental health problems....