'Parents' blog posts:
27 Feb 2014
Advice for parents of children with eating disorders
One of the greatest concerns for a parent can be around whether their child or a young person is not eating as from birth we are encouraged to feed our children straight away for their healthy development.
26 Feb 2014
Eating Disorders: A Mother's Experience
Having supported her son through anorexia, mother Bev Mattocks spoke to 20 families about how an eating disorder affected their lives.
23 Feb 2014
Support YoungMinds on our 21st Birthday!
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21 Feb 2014
Young person releases dyspraxia booklet
A young person has written a booklet about dyspraxia, aiming to inform other young people about the issue and encourage them to support each other.
1 Jan 2014
Happy New Year from YoungMinds
YoungMinds would like to wish you a very Happy New Year for 2014
25 Dec 2013
Merry Christmas from YoungMinds
YoungMinds would like to wish all our friends and supporters a very Merry Christmas.
18 Dec 2013
Tips: Supporting your child at Christmas
YoungMinds Parents Helpline have compiled some advice and tips to support parents through the exciting but often stressful time of Christmas and provide advice on supporting young people with mental health problems.
11 Dec 2013
TV company seeks families for documentary
An independent television company is looking for families concerned about their child’s behaviour for a documentary linking struggling families with a team of professionals.
14 Nov 2013
Government tackles post-natal depression
The government is providing more specialist trained mental health midwives in the NHS to help identify and support women at risk of suffering from post natal depression.
12 Nov 2013
Mother’s experience of Parents’ Helpline
Here we share one mother’s experience of using the Parents’ Helpline to discuss her concerns around her son's anti-social and criminal behaviour.