'Parents' blog posts:
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.
11 Nov 2013
Young people at risk of offending: Advice for parents
No parent wants their child to become a ‘young offender’. But unfortunately, many young people do end up getting involved with crime or antisocial behaviour. Parents Helpline advisor Claire Usiskin advises parents on how they can help support their child.
22 Oct 2013
MPs to Debate Mental Health Inpatient Services in a special debate
On Wednesday 23rd October MP Alan Johnson has called a debate in the House of Commons on inpatient mental health services for children and adolescents.
21 Oct 2013
Survey raises concerns about online safety and cyber-bullying.
A new survey has further raised concerns about children and young people’s safety online. The poll carried out by Anti-Bullying Alliance found that 55% of children were resigned to the fact that cyber-bullying was normal practice and a part of everyday li
18 Oct 2013
CAMHS Inpatient Services: Let us know your views!
YoungMinds wants to hear your views on Children and Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Services. Next Wednesday (23rd October) there will be a debate in the House of Commons and we will be passing on your views to MPs.
10 Oct 2013
One fifth of new mothers experience suicidal thoughts
More than one fifth of new mothers experience suicidal thoughts as a result of pressure to succeed as a mum, a report published today has found.
9 Oct 2013
Supporting your child through a mental health problem
Claire Usiskin from YoungMinds' Parents Helpline explains how parents can support their child through a mental health problem.
2 Sep 2013
A mother's story: My daughter is starting school
Guest blogger Bernadette talks about her anxieties around her daughter starting school.
30 Aug 2013
Emotional Health – The Scaffolding of Life
Guest blogger and tv presenter Dr Ranj Singh explains why emotional wellbeing is so important and what parents can do to help support their child - and how to tell when something is wrong.