NCPS | Counselling Matters

On the Upcoming General Election and the Future of Counselling & Psychotherapy

Our Vision for Mental Health in the General Election As the country prepares for a General Election, the team at the NCPS are busy behind the scenes preparing for whatever government comes next. We're...

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Organisational Member in the Spotlight: Introducing Suicide&Co

The UK Charity Offering 12 Free-to-Access Counselling Sessions to People Bereaved by Suicide Over 5,500 people die by suicide in England and Wales every year (ONS). Research shows that for every deat...

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Keep Counselling Confidential Campaign Success!

Great news on the success of the #KeepCousellingConfidentialCampaign!The government has now accepted an amendment to the Victims and Prisoners Bill, which will raise the legal threshold for when rape ...

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NCPS Responds to the Children's Commissioner Report: The Big Ambition: Ambitions, Findings, and Solutions

The Children's Commissioner has just released a new report titled "The Big Ambition: Ambitions, Findings, and Solutions". The report covered a wide range of issues related to children and young people...

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Government Must Unlock the Trauma Trap: NCPS contribute to new APPG report

The Fit and Healthy Childhood All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has called upon the Government to unlock the trauma trap of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and free the nation’s children with ...

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Recognising the value and contribution of the specialist sexual violence sector

In 2011, the UK Government estimated that each adult rape costs over £96,000 in terms of criminal justice processes, health services, and financial costs. It did not include personal or emotional cost...

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Government funding of £10 million to support suicide prevention

The Government have announced an additional £10 million in funding to support charities working to prevent suicides.We're delighted to share that our Organisational Member, Papyrus Prevention of Young...

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Extra funding for Early Support Hubs

The government has announced additional funding for Early Support Hubs. In October 2023, they shared that £4.92 million would be made available to support 10 Early Support Hubs, and this figure has no...

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The King's Fund: Mental health 360 review

The King's Fund has published a '360 degree' review of mental health care.There is, regrettably, no mention in this report of counselling/psychotherapy, or the role that those practitioners play in su...

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