'Parents' blog posts:
18 Dec 2014
Local mental health support services over Christmas
If you’re feeling down over the holidays or have concerns about a child or young person's mental health, emotional wellbeing or behaviour and would like to talk to someone, find out how to access help.
14 Dec 2014
'Fundamentals': a new book on nurturing self-esteem
'Fundamentals - A Guide for Parents & Teachers on Mental Health & Self-Esteem' by Natasha Devon and Lynn Crilly is coming out on 8 January 2015, and is available to pre-order now.
21 Oct 2014
Link between cannabis use and decreased intellectual performance
A report by the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children has shown that regular cannabis use in children can negatively impact their intelligence and exam results.
20 Oct 2014
£8 billion cost for failure to address mental health in pregnancy
A new report by the London School of Economics and Centre for Mental Health has revealed that the failure to provide adequate mental health services for women in pregnancy and following child birth costs the economy and society £8 billion each year.
18 Oct 2014
Lorna: the Parents Helpline is needed
Lorna, 21, is from Shropshire and is attending Bath University. She tells us about her experiences with mental health and how the Parents Helpline helped her and her family.
15 Oct 2014
Poll reveals young people’s attitudes to social media
A poll of 15-18 year olds by ComRes for BBC Newsbeat has revealed that a quarter of them felt happier online than in real life.
27 Aug 2014
Come join us at party conference
YoungMinds will be at party conferences in September and October 2014. Please come and join us
29 May 2014
Chance to offer feedback on CYP IAPT values and standards
The National Accreditation Council for Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) would welcome comments from young people and parents or carers on a set of values and standards for services to demonstrate their com
16 May 2014
Jasmine demands better sex education
Jasmine from YoungMinds Vs is demanding Michael Gove introduces better sex education
29 Apr 2014
As a parent or carer, do you want your voice to be heard?
We are looking for parents to be involved in a new piece of work with us to make sure we are accurately reflecting your needs and challenges.