Mental health and well-being

The researcher specialising in this area is Dr Nikki Luke.

Testing the Shared Training and Assessment for Well-Being package (STrAWB)

Improving the emotional, social and psychological well-being of looked after children

This pilot project (starting 1 Oct 2017) will test an innovative and potentially transformational approach to supporting the mental health and well-being of looked after children. More details

What works in preventing and treating poor mental health in children and young people in care?

The NSPCC asked the Rees Centre to provide an overview of the evidence about what works to prevent and treat mental health in children and young people in care. Findings

Mental health across the primary-secondary school school transition

The Rees Centre is involved in this research study (3 years from Sept 2014) with the Universities of Sussex and Surrey, Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and Virtual Schools and schools across England.

For further details please contact Helen Drew, Research Fellow, University of Sussex. 

Project Briefing

Both of the projects above are the subject of this blog posting.