28 Nov 2014
Takeover Day Success!
Last Friday (21 November) was Takeover Day and the YoungMinds office was taken over by four passionate young people!
27 Nov 2014
Survey: improve children and young people’s mental health services
YoungMinds is gathering young people’s and parent/carer views on good mental health and wellbeing in children and young people, and the help, support and services available.
27 Nov 2014
YoungMinds Vs activists meet with MP at the House of Commons
On Monday 24 November 2014 a group of us travelled to Portcullis House in the House of Commons to meet with Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman about the YoungMinds Vs campaign.
26 Nov 2014
Fundraising For YoungMinds: Brigid and John’s 10,000 mile journey
At the end of April 2015, John and Brigid Rynne will start an epic 10,000 mile motorcycle ride from their home in the West of Ireland to China, in aid of YoungMinds and the William Winder Rainbow Foundation, a local Irish charity with similar aims.
25 Nov 2014
I’M NOT A CARER, I’M A MUM
The difficulties of being a parent, and a carer.
24 Nov 2014
Jasmine: 'Some people just have depression - get over it.'
Jasmine talks about experience with depression and coping with it.
23 Nov 2014
Children and Young People's IAPT National Conference
On Tuesday 14 October, the YoungMinds Parents Say team, including three parent representatives, took part in the annual national CYP IAPT conference in London.
22 Nov 2014
YoungMinds Vs Activist Nikki is Fundraising for the Parents Helpline
Nikki is fundraissing for YoungMinds, organising a sponsored walk/run, a sponsored silence, not smoking for a day, selling cakes/cookies, dressing up, an ice bucket challenge, a bake-off, raffles and someone shaving their head!
21 Nov 2014
Anti-Bullying: Lessons provided in the classroom
The Anti-Bullying Alliance has released a number of lesson plans aimed at reducing bullying among young people, in particular bullying of those with disabilities and special needs.
21 Nov 2014
Local Authority Mental Health Challenge: a meeting of Champions!
A cross-party group of Councillors from all over England who are Mental Health Champions gathered in Birmingham on Monday as part of the Local Authority Mental Health Challenge.