Dr Weston Talks with Professor Ellen Townsend: Self-Harm and the Importance of Listening

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Ellen Townsend about young people and self-harm. They discuss the importance of listening to young people and recognising that self-harm is an expression of distress and should always be taken seriously. Professor Townsend also shares some thoughts about the effects of the global pandemic lockdown on the development and mental health of children and young people.

Teenagers and Sleep: Things You Should Know

We all know that teenagers need a lot of sleep, but they are finding it increasingly difficult to get enough. We explain why it’s so important and what prevents them from getting the sleep that they need.