'childrens mental health' blog posts:
21 May 2013
Report from Centre for Mental Health on girls in gangs
The Centre for Mental Health has today released a report into why girls join gangs. The report ‘A need to belong: What leads girls to join gangs’ is the result of an international review of literature on the subject and analysis of data collected on 8,000
15 May 2013
Top tips for parents concerned about children's exam stress
Exam times are one of the peak periods for the helpline with parents contacting us concerned about exam stress on their child. Today YoungMinds are releasing some top tips for parents/carers who are concerned about exam stress and the child.
13 May 2013
YoungMinds on ITV Daybreak talking depression
Sarah Brennan, YoungMinds Chief Executive, and Bethany, a YoungMinds Young Advisor, appeared on ITV Daybreak this morning on the sofa with Lorraine Kelly and Aled Jones talking about teenage depression.
9 May 2013
AcSeed launches new website to improve wellbeing in schools
An initiative to improve emotional wellbeing in schools by learning from young people, parents and carers and teachers run by one of YoungMinds’ young campaigners has launched a new website.
26 Apr 2013
Just two weeks left for schools to enter and win £5000
The Children & Young People’s Mental Health Coalition’s Resilience and Results competition is giving all schools in England an exciting chance to win a financial prize, provided by Zurich Community Trust
14 Mar 2013
BBC 3 documentary to look at teenage post-natal depression
On Tuesday (19th March 2013) BBC Three will screen a documentary featuring X-Factor finalist Stacey Solomon looking at post-natal depression among teenagers.
21 Feb 2013
Government responds to children's health outcomes forum
The Government has responded to the report by the Children and Young People's Health Outcomes Forum
6 Dec 2012
Number of calls to ChildLine about self-harm increases
ChildLine has announced a 68% increase this year in the number of children contacting them about self-harm
20 Sep 2012
Pupil Premium must not be a missed opportunity
OFSTED is reporting that just 10% of schools feel that the Pupil Premium is having a 'significant' impact.
20 Sep 2012
World Mental Health Day - fundraise for YoungMinds
How are you planning to celebrate World Mental Health Day this year? Have you thought about fundraising for YoungMinds?