Family Breakdown

Our Campaign To Support Student Estranged From Their Families

Noorulann Shahid | Posted 03.10.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Noorulann Shahid

NUS LGBT+ Campaign has teamed up with Stand Alone to launch the Estranged Students Solidarity Campaign. Together we aim to eradicate the stigma surrounding estrangement and support estranged students through their studies. We want to get lots of institutions and students' unions on board with this campaign and there's so much that you can do on your campuses to support estranged students.

Trusting Other People Is the Key to Overcoming Family Estrangement and Isolation

Becca Bland | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Becca Bland

Living with the feeling that your life and existence mean very little to anyone at all can create a dangerous state of mind, only worsened by the idea that the reason for your loneliness is shameful. Those who are estranged are too often reminded of the isolating family myth - that everyone else in society is enjoying a functional and close family experience.

One Million Children Grow Up Without Fathers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

According to a new report into family breakdown, at least one million children are growing up without a father. A study by The Centre for Social J...

Why Is UK Family Breakdown Rate So High?

PA | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK

The UK has one of the highest rates of family breakdown in the Western world with just two thirds of children living with both parents, according to r...

High Court Judge Attacks 'Scourge Of Divorce'

Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

A High Court judge with more than 30 years' experience in family law has launched a campaign against the "scourge" of divorce. Speaking to BBC Radi...

Mental Health Issues Driving Youngsters Into Counselling

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK

Young people are increasingly turning to professional help for mental health problems and anger management, according to new research with family issu...