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Our aim is to promote the psychological well-being of people everywhere through the provision of information, assessment, treatment and research. As part of this, we offer no-cost and low-cost websites to professionals and the general public.

Here are some descriptions of our main activities, with click-on links to take you to the relevant website:

The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is our brief measure of psychological well-being in 2-17 year olds. It is probably the most widely used measure of its kind and has been translated into almost a hundred languages.
  • Young people, parents and teachers can fill in the SDQ online and receive immediate free feedback on possible areas of concern from

  • For SDQ information and downloads for professionals, visit

  • Professionals can score paper copies of the SDQ at
The Development and Well-Being Assessment (DAWBA) is our detailed measure of mental health in 2-17 year olds. It is widely used internationally in over twenty languages.
  • Further information on the DAWBA for professionals at

  • is the entry point for a DAWBA assessment if you already have a DAWBA ID and password, e.g. from a clinic or research study.
Our HelpFinder allows young people, parents and teachers to identify appropriate self-help resources or locate relevant services.
  • A continually updated resource of around 3,500 reviewed books, websites and UK services.
  • Available free on
Find a special school in the UK
We know from our personal and professional experience how difficult it can be to find the right special school. allows parents, teacher and young people to search for special schools or units in the UK that match their needs.
Free textbook of child and adolescent psychiatry
The highly accalimed "Goodman and Scott" textbook of child and adolescent psychiatry (3rd Edition, 2012) can be downloaded for free here.

The Russian edition is available for free here.

The Everyday Feelings Questionnaire (EFQ) is a brief questionnaire for adults to complete about themselves or another adult they know well.
  • Further information for professionals here.