Right now, the statistics on children’s mental health tell a story we don’t want to hear…
On average, 3 children in every classroom have a diagnosable mental illnessi.
Half of all adult mental health conditions are present by the age of 14ii.
Currently, 200 children every year in the UK die from suicideiii.
This needs to change. We need to act NOW to Change the Story on children’s mental health.
We are delighted to be supporting the new Pears Maudsley Centre for Children, which opens early in 2024 and aims to change the story on how we understand, treat and prevent mental illness in young people. To make a donation…
For every generous donation of £250 and above, as a special thank you, your name can be proudly displayed on our prominent donor wall within our new world-leading Centre.
Together, we can #ChangeTheStory.
These are the words of young people who have experienced mental illness, told through the faces and voices of actors.
Molly lost herself, her friends and some of her precious teenage years to a severe eating disorder but the support...
Abdul felt like depression took away who he was and who he wanted to be. With specialist support from the...
Struggling with OCD left James feeling isolated and without hope for the future. Specialist support at the Maudsley helped to...
How our work will #ChangeTheStory
Working with our partners – South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London, Maudsley Charity supports world-class research and clinical care that will transform the mental health of children and young people.
How you can help #ChangeTheStory
Donate to help us revolutionise the future of children’s mental health by funding our research, early intervention and care work.
Your support today could help bring our world-class programmes to more children with mental health conditions, earlier on in their lives, when they have the best chance of making a difference.
Sign up below and we’ll email to let you know more about this exciting campaign and how you can get involved to help Change The Story on Mental Health.
ii. Kessler RC, Berglund P, Demler O, Jin R, Merikangas KR, Walters EE. (2005). Lifetime Prevelance and Age-Of-Onset Distributions of DSM-IV Disorders in the National Comorbidty SurveyReplication. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62 (6) pp. 593-602