This report, published in 2014, provides a useful picture of the situation in the UK in relation to children and young people’s health. It is aimed at all those who have an interest and contribution to make towards improving children and young people’s health, including people working in the healthcare, social care and education systems.
This pilot study examined the effects of a classroom-based yoga intervention on cortisol concentrations and perceived behaviour in children. The study took place over ten weeks in two classrooms. Cortisol levels were measured and teachers recorded their perceptions of the effects of the intervention on students’ cognitive, social, and emotional skills. The results suggested that
Future in Mind is a Department of Health report, publushed in 2015, on promoting, protecting and improving young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Though an extensive document at 76 pages it sets out a clear picture of the situation in young people´s mental health in the UK, and makes a series of proposals that have