7 Mar 2014
Young Leaders – a mental health youth leadership programme
Youth Focus: North East (formerly Regional Youth Work Unit – North East) and YoungMinds have worked in partnership with the North of England Mental Health Development Unit (NEMHDU) for the past year to develop a new mental health youth leadership programm
6 Mar 2014
Share your experience of mental health crisis care
The Care Quality Commission is carrying out a review of mental health crisis care in England and asking people who have experienced a mental health crisis, or who have supported a friend or relative through one to share their experiences of the help, care
5 Mar 2014
Meet Our London Marathon Runner #2: Ryan Clark
Get on your marks to meet Ryan Clark, one of our amazing runners taking on the challenge that is the London Marathon this year.
4 Mar 2014
Depression: Mary's story
I felt a massive change in myself as I started a new battle with something that I was completely ignorant to and never thought would happen to me. Depression.
4 Mar 2014
‘Culture of acceptance’ of post-grad mental health problems
An article published in the Guardian this weekend told of how a culture of acceptance of mental health issues has developed in academia.
3 Mar 2014
Charities reveal bullying revealed as major self-harm trigger
ChildLine, Selfharm.co.uk, YouthNet and YoungMinds have collaborated once again in support of Self-harm Awareness Day (1st March). To help understand the key reasons why young people begin to self-harm, the charities conducted a survey and received an ove
2 Mar 2014
Shortage of beds for children in crisis
An article by the Daily Express has shown that children suffering from mental health problems are being kept in inappropriate locations such as adult wards due to bed shortages.
1 Mar 2014
Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Rachel's story
Rachel shares her story of recovery from bulimia to coincide with Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
28 Feb 2014
EDAW: Lauren's story
Lauren talks about her experience of anorexia and what encouraged her to seek help.
28 Feb 2014
Supporting your friend with an eating disorder
If you think your friend has an eating disorder there are some things you can do to be supportive.