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Teenage mental health and family life
It should be fairly self-evident that the main way we cope with life depends in large part on the security we get from what is going on at home. Research shows two key factors..
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The effects of pro-family policies in Hungary 
"Hungary's ever increasing support for families by the government is creating an environment where marriages and families are flourishing and abortion numbers are dropping"
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Being truly present with our families 
Constitutive of a happy and satisfied life is living in the presence of those we love. Consistently.
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The Church of the Table 
Every day, anybody who wishes to join for lunch can knock at our door. It is a “family table”, everyone is asked to help in some task, like in every family.
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Community mothers 
How do you reach migrant families that stretched social services do not have time to relate to? Berlin trains unemployed mothers that are long-established in Germany but are themselves from immigrant backgrounds.
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2018 Modern Families Index 
A significant proportion of UK’s working parents are struggling to cope with long work hours – and stalling and downshifting their careers for family life.
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Presence is better than presents 
A recent study suggests that small acts of kindness, not grand overtures, make people feel most loved and supported.
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Family breakdown - a major influence on teen mental health 
More than a third of children whose parents had split up reported poor mental health, compared to only a fifth with parents who were still together.
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Reducing reoffending by keeping mothers and children together 
Diverting women from prison and keeping families together can save money and help break the intergenerational cycle of incarceration.
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The World Family Map 2017 
Confirms family stability and marriage but it also contains some observations which run counter to media headlines. You may be surprised.
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Events (1 found)

The Family, the State and the Common Good - London
@St Mary's Church High Street Putney London SW15 1SN
What do we expect of families? Which responsibilities should families carry, and when should the state step in? A panel will consider where and how the state should step in; what should be the shape of the welfare and tax systems to help families thrive; whether the state is capable of replacing the fundamentally human and relational functions of the family; and what kind of role churches, other faith communities and civil society groups could play to support families.
08/11/2018
18:45

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