16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence
Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.
Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing