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Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh shares learning from a research project exploring mental health, social media and care experience.

Feature resources: Care experience

Research that seeks to understand the experience and needs of children in care through the lens of ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief.
Evidence summary providing an overview of evidence relating to how care experience affects education and employment.
An overview of recent evidence relating to care experienced children and young people’s mental health.

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