'adolescent mental health' blog posts:
12 Dec 2013
Fundraising for YoungMinds: Valefest
YoungMinds would like to thank everyone involved in Valefest for their unbelievable efforts in raising awareness and funds for us.
10 Dec 2013
YM launches report on offending and mental health
Very few improvements have been made in relation to services for young people in the criminal justice system with mental health problems over the last two decades, according to a report published today by YoungMinds and the Transition to Adulthood Allianc
6 Dec 2013
New antisocial behaviour laws pose threat to young people
Penelope Gibbs, chair of The Standing Committee for Youth Justice, explains why new anti-social behaviour laws particularly threaten children and teenagers with mental health issues.
5 Dec 2013
The problem with IAPT - a young person's perspective
Young campaigner Kat Cormack explains about her fears surrounding IAPT.
4 Dec 2013
Fundraising for YoungMinds: St Joseph's Academy
Thanks to all you wonderful students at St Joseph’s Academy, and to Mr Shepherd for making it all happen!
28 Nov 2013
Improvements needed in access to treatment
People with mental health problems are forced to pay privately to receive the talking therapy they need as a result of long waiting lists on the NHS, according to a survey by the ‘We need to talk’ coalition, of which YoungMinds is a member.
26 Nov 2013
Children need greater protection from child sexual exploitation
Children are still falling prey to sexual predators despite the heightened awareness around child sexual exploitation, a report by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner has found.
21 Nov 2013
Big Lottery launches HeadStart programme
Sixty per cent of children and young people say they feel sad or anxious at least once a week, according to a YouGov survey of more than 700 young people.
19 Nov 2013
Children with mental health problems are missing education
Local authorities are not aware of how much education some vulnerable pupils, including young people with mental health problems, are receiving, according to a report by Ofsted.
14 Nov 2013
GPs anxious about youth mental health
GPs often feel anxious working with young people with mental health problems, according to research by the University of Sunderland.