'Professionals' blog posts:
24 May 2013
Children's Commissioner calls for better education around pornography
The Office of the Children's Commissioner has today released a report recommending that children are better educated about the problems associated with viewing pornography at a young age.
22 May 2013
Survey for professionals: We need your help!
YoungMinds is starting to work on a new website about mental health medicines for young people and we need your help and professional expertise.
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
20 May 2013
Chief social worker for children and families announced
Isabelle Trowler, who redesigned social work practice at the east-London authority, has been named as the chief social worker for children and families.
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
25 Apr 2013
NSPCC reports 3,000 children repeatedly missing from care
Almost 3,000 children repeatedly went missing from care last year, according to figures published by the NSPCC, with one child going missing on 67 occasions.
11 Apr 2013
UNICEF report reveals worrying state of wellbeing
UNICEF have today released a report that reveals that the UK ranks 16th out of the world's richest countries in a league table of child-wellbeing. This puts the UK behind countries such as Slovenia and the Czech Republic.
28 Mar 2013
Cognito Theatre present "Do You Expect Me to Talk?"
Cognito Theatre present "Do You Expect Me to Talk?" at Upstairs at the Western. Friday 5th April, 7:30pm.
25 Feb 2013
A busy few media days for VIK
Two members of the VIK project have been interviewed in the Times today and two members spoke to the BBC about their exepriences of transitions over the weekend.